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This article explains the difference between the three South Poles. It describes the south magnetic dip pole which is not even on the Antarctic continent, the ceremonial South Pole, and the Geographic South Pole, the marker of which is constantly on the move. The article also explains why the Geographic South Pole is resurveyed each year and the difference between the Chandler wobble and the precession of the equinoxes.

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    Space Science,Astronomy,Middle School,NSDL,Chemistry,Physical geography,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_dlese.org,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003230347673T,Elementary School,Social Sciences,Space sciences,Physical sciences,Geography,Physics,Geoscience,Earth science

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