first_img Hmm… How do you text at the South Pole with mittens? A US citizen at the geographic South Pole marker. The ceremonial South Pole marker. That duck migrated a bit too far south this year. The geographic South Pole marker. Location:AntarcticaS 90° 00.000 W 180° 00.000 Difficulty:4.5Terrain:4.5 12345<> Virtual CacheGCHN13by KRSWrenchcenter_img Continue to explore some of the most amazing geocaches around the world.Check out all of the Geocaches of the Week on the Geocaching blog. If you would like to nominate a Geocache of the Week, fill out this form.Share with your Friends:More No Further South From HereWhen you stand at S 90° 00.000 W 180° 00.000, the only way to go is north. That’s what makes this Virtual Cache at the South Pole so nice nice, baby. Yeah, we went there. Sorry. We were just trying to be cool.Although Antarctica is the least visited continent, there are currently 48 active geocaches located in this harsh yet fascinating land. Ready to log this smiley? Great! Here’s what you need to do:Get yourself to Ushuaia, Argentina — the most southern city in the worldTake a bus to Puntas Arenas, ChileFly to Patriot Hills Base Camp, AntarcticaFly or ski to the South PoleFlying from Patriot Hills to the South Pole and back is a “simple” day trip.To travel by plane from Patriot Hills to the South Pole and back is a “simple” day trip. Or you can ski from the coast to the pole eight hours a day for 65 days while hauling a sled weighing 55 kg (120 pounds). Make sure to bring your extreme cold weather gear since the lowest temperature ever recorded was -79° Celsius (-110° Fahrenheit).The lowest temperature ever recorded was -79° Celsius (-110° Fahrenheit).Here are some interesting facts about the South Pole that’ll get you excited about this cache:The true South Pole moves about 10 meters (30 feet) a year due to the shifting of the ice sheet on top of the land. It must be repositioned every year. Antarctica is technically a desert since there is very little or no precipitation all year. Antarctica does not belong to any country or person and is only used for scientific or peaceful purposes.When you log this cache, keep one thing in mind: With great powder comes great responsibility.  SharePrint Related”Zero Emission” GC234PG Geocache of the Week – March 14, 2011March 14, 2011In “Community”Reloj Solar Quitsato [Solar Clock Quitsto] — Geocache of the weekJune 21, 2017In “Community”Geocaching with SealsApril 14, 2013In “Community”last_img

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