geographic south

The direction from any point on Earth toward the South Pole. Compare magnetic south.

Nearby words

  1. geographic determinism,
  2. geographic information system,
  3. geographic mile,
  4. geographic north,
  5. geographic range,
  6. geographical,
  7. geographical determinism,
  8. geographical mile,
  9. geographical tongue,
  10. geography

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