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Is Iceland closer to the North Pole than New Zealand is to the South Pole?

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09/29/2014

Iceland is closer to the North Pole because part of Iceland is in the Arctic Circle.

Iceland - latitude 65 00 N, so it is 25° from the N. Pole

New Zealand - Latitude: 41 00 S, so it is 49° from the S. Pole
Yes. Every point in Iceland is closer to the north pole

than any point in New Zealand is to the south pole.