Places I’ve been.
The distance from Vernadsky Research Station in Antarctica to Barrow, Alaska is 16,669 km or 10,357 miles.
The distance from Vernadsky Research Station in Antarctica to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland is 14,736 km or 9,156 miles.
From Barrow, Alaska to Ushuaia, Argentina the distance is 15.588 km or 9,686 miles.
From Barrow, Alaska to the Antarctic Circle the distance is approximately 16,876 km or 10,486 miles.
(Distance from North Pole to South Pole is 12,430 miles.)
On one trip, my route was Los Angeles to Vladivostok by air, Vladivostok to Moscow by train (Trans-Siberian), Moscow to Paris by plane, and finally home from Paris to Los Angeles by plane - a complete circumnavigation of the globe.