Pole

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Pole

A unit of area equivalent to 1/320th of one square mile.
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According to Emanuel, ocean temperatures of 28-30[degrees]C are 'ideal for the genesis of tropical cyclones and as that belt migrates poleward, which surely it must as the whole ocean warms, the tropical cyclone genesis regions might just move with it.
A continent drifts polewards and an icecap slowly grows; lagging behind, the oceans cool; dry air circulates over the ice, snowfall declines and eventually the starving icecap shrinks.