Earth has two geographic poles: the north and the south.
There is no land at the North Pole—only a thick sheet of constantly shifting ice.
In 1909, Robert Peary reportedly planted an American flag at the North Pole. However, some people doubt he made the trip at all.
Canadians have the northernmost land; the farthest north you can get in America is Point Barrow, Alaska ,just down the road from a town called Utqiaġvik.
The mean temperature during summer is 32° F, while the winter average is −40° F.
Due to the Earth’s tilted axis, the sun stays below the horizon for approximately six months per year at the North Pole.
Around the North Pole, the Arctic Ocean is almost always covered with about 6-10 feet of ice.
Penguins cannot be found near the North Pole because their natural habitat is the South Pole.
Since it started, more than 500 people have completed the North Pole Marathon.
In the small Alaskan city named North Pole, the spirit of Christmas lives year-round.
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