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Um, isn't SOUTH pole actually further from Mecca?

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Submitted by Devasahayam (United States), May 22, 2008 at 10:27

The terms Khawla used could also apply to the South Pole, Infidel.

FYI, the Magnetic North Pole (in Resolute Bay; can't remember whether this now falls under Nunavut or NWT) is actually further from Mecca than the Geographic one--and the Magnetic South Pole is only about 39 km closer to Mecca than the Geographic one.

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