Kristina Olin, a "fuelie", removes a fuel nozzle and hose from an aircraft at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. Rather than refueling at the South Pole, fuel is instead offloaded from the aircraft in order to replenish reserves used by the generators that power the station.

Photograph by Devon Pike, MyShot
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South Pole Encyclopedic Entry

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Encyclopedic entry. The South Pole is the southernmost point on the Earth. It is located on Antarctica, one of the Earth's seven continents.