Antarctic Ocean


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Antarctic Ocean

Antarctic Ocean

n
(Placename) the sea surrounding Antarctica, consisting of the most southerly parts of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans. Also called: Southern Ocean

Antarc′tic O′cean


n.
the waters surrounding Antarctica, comprising the southernmost parts of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Antarctic Ocean - the southern waters surrounding AntarcticaAntarctic Ocean - the southern waters surrounding Antarctica
Antarctic, Antarctic Zone, South Frigid Zone - the region around the south pole: Antarctica and surrounding waters
Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean - the 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east
Indian Ocean - the 3rd largest ocean; bounded by Africa on the west, Asia on the north, Australia on the east and merging with the Antarctic Ocean to the south
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world
Translations
Südliches EismeerSüdpolarmeer
Eteläinen jäämeri
Antarctische Oceaan
Antarktiska oceanenSödra ishavetSödra oceanen

Antarctic Ocean

nocéan m antarctique, océan m austral

Antarctic Ocean

nSüdpolarmeer nt

Antarctic Ocean

n the Antarctic Oceanl'Oceano antartico
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The pressure kills at that depth and Orla Doherty, who was with a pilot and a cameraman, knew it would take 45 minutes to return from the Antarctic Ocean dive.
On 25 February 2015, Lewis Pugh stripped down to his trademark Speedos in a small Zodiac dingy in the Antarctic Ocean.
If the glaciers held in check by Larsen C were to spill into the Antarctic Ocean, it would lift the global water mark by more than 10 centimeters, many previous researches have shown.
Twenty-four countries and the European Union agreed on Friday to create the world's largest marine park in the Antarctic Ocean, covering a massive 1.
New research finds that ocean currents explain why the seawater has stayed at roughly the same temperature in Antarctic Ocean, while most of the rest of the planet has warmed.
The study, published in January in Nature Geoscience, was based on satellite images of large icebergs--those at least 18 kilometers long--in the Antarctic Ocean.

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