"The North Pole"

"The North Pole" (HM1405)

Location: North Pole, AK 99705 Fairbanks North Star
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Country: United States of America
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N 64° 45.07', W 147° 20.671'

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This pole is one of two poles manufactured in 1951 as part of a campaign to properly mark the top of the Earth. After a grand tour of the United States, its twin was pushed out of the tail hatch of an Alaska Airlines DC-4 over the geographic North Pole on the arctic night of December 11th. After being rediscovered in 1972 (in an old junkyard), this pole has been prominently displayed in its current location since the dedication of the park on July 4th, 1976, by the North Pole Jaycees.
HM NumberHM1405
Year Placed1976
Placed ByNorth Pole, Alaska Jaycees
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Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 1:11pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)6W E 483602 N 7180767
Decimal Degrees64.75116667, -147.34451667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 64° 45.07', W 147° 20.671'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds64° 45' 4.20" N, 147° 20' 40.26" W
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Area Code(s)907
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-399 E 5th Ave, North Pole AK 99705, US
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