The Pole of Inaccessibility is the most recently discovered of the 4 Arctic poles. It is also probably the least known but is certainly the most difficult to get to. The Pole is defined as being the furthest point from the surrounding coasts. It is 800 miles from land in all directions and 200 miles further to walk than the North Pole.

Here’s a comprehensive guide on¬†finding the Pole of Inaccessibility¬†compiled and researched by the Scott Polar Institute at Cambridge University and the National Snow and Ice Data Center at the University of Colorado.

The article came from the excellent blog of Polar Pook, my team mate on the Quest for the Pole. Check out her blog!