2010 USGS South Pole Marker Magnet, Pin or Zipperpull

Small versions of the original U.S.Geological Survey marker with a new option of a magnet. Be the first to review!
Item #: GF13518
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Antarctic Connection Exclusive!

These designs are created annually, traditionally by folks employed by the U.S. Antarctic Program.  The 2010 design has the Antarctic continent as the background. Imposed on it is the South Pole's largest project which is the Icecube Neutrino Observatory; also the largest neutrino detector array in the world.

Manufactured in limited quantities they have become collector’s items.

The geographic South Pole sits at 9300 feet (2835m) above sea level. Because the actual South Pole is covered by roughly 9000 feet (2700m) of moving glacial ice the surface mark actually moves approximately 30 feet (10m) annually. Each January 1st the position of 90 degrees south is re-determined and a new unique survey marker is erected.

Each item is cast in fine pewter.
Both pin and zipperpull are 1 1/8 inch in diameter. Magnet is 1 1/2 inch in diameter.

* Pewter pin has rear clasp.
* Pewter zipperpull has clasp to hang from any loop.

* Pewter magnet has a small, but strong, magnet inlaid in the back.

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