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US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 2006
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The 'Hole': A Result of Specil Weather Conditions over the Pole Repeated Every Spring
Emmanuelle Bournay, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
The Antarctic continent is circled by a strong wind in
the stratosphere which flows around Antarctica and isolates air over Antarctica from air in the midlatitudes.