Ross Island


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Ross Island

n
(Placename) an island in the W Ross Sea: contains the active volcano Mount Erebus

Ross′ Is′land


n.
an island in the W Ross Sea, off the coast of Victoria Land: part of the Ross Dependency; location of Mt. Erebus.
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DGNHAS Members learned there was more to Little Ross island than a grisly murder when Kirkcudbright historian David Collin gave a talk.
From there, he led four-man teams on two epic sledging journeys around James Ross Island, overcoming arduous conditions and correcting cartographic mistakes made by previous explorers.
With a guided tour of the Central Jail, a visit to the ruins that rest on the iconic Ross Island left by the British and the Sound and Light show which tells the history of Port Blair, travellers get to truly explore the unique history of this island capital.
NCHB 1, the only Navy detachment supporting the National Science Foundation research in Antarctica, arrived at Ross Island, Antarctica, mid-January and made port at NSF's McMurdo Station, the southern-most navigable harbor in the world.
Measuring around 1,500 metres long and 500 metres wide, Glasser Glacier is located on James Ross Island and flows westward from a large ice dome on Lachman Crags.
While the ship anchors in or between the Antarctic Sound and James Ross Island, passengers will have the privileged opportunity to watch the penguins make their way to open water.
The archive of 52 celluloid negatives were taken at the expedition base camp of Cape Evans on Ross Island and show Scott's group preparing for their Terra Nova Expedition from Cardiff in 1911.
The Gateway and the Beardmore are two of the features on the route from Ross Island to the South Pole that were discovered and named more than 100 years ago, first by Captain Robert Falcon Scott on his Discovery and Terra Nova expeditions, and later by Sir Ernest Shackleton on his Nimrod expedition.
Infact you can plan an entire trip, trailing the laziest beaches starting from the North Bay Island, to Ross Island, then Viper Island before finishing the trail at Havelock.
Sunshine hits a pristine tower of ice on Ross Island in Antarctica.
PORTLAND - Divers found the body of a man who jumped from Portland's Ross Island bridge early Thursday.