Sunday, May 14, 2017

Antarctica Anomalies

True or False.  The only way to get to the South Pole is through Christchurch, New Zealand.

I am trying to disprove this statement.

What about these statements?
All personnel and cargo going to or coming from Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station first pass through McMurdo Station.  TRUE.  (Source)
As a matter of practical convenience the Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station keeps New Zealand Time. TRUE.  (Source).
Operation Deep Freeze, which is the name for the US military resupply mission to the Antarctic bases, operates out of Christchurch, New Zealand.  TRUE (Source)
There are only Americans stationed at the South Pole.  POSSIBLY TRUE
No commmercial airlines fly over Antarctica.  TRUE  (Source)

to be continued

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