Ross Sea


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Ross Sea

n
(Placename) a large arm of the S Pacific in Antarctica, incorporating the Ross Ice Shelf and lying between Victoria Land and the Edward VII Peninsula

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n.
an arm of the Antarctic Ocean, S of New Zealand, extending into Antarctica.
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Noun1.Ross Sea - an arm of the southern Pacific Ocean in AntarcticaRoss Sea - an arm of the southern Pacific Ocean in Antarctica
Antarctic continent, Antarctica - an extremely cold continent at the south pole almost entirely below the Antarctic Circle; covered by an ice cap up to 13,000 feet deep; "Antarctica is twice the size of Australia"
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The ice-strengthened vessel, which is owned by Australian media moguls the Packer family, reached its historic position in the Ross Sea in Antarctica on January 27.
This survey, known as the Ross Sea Fluxgate mission, aimed to help researchers track the movement of sea ice in this critical region.
Smith, who has been conducting ship-based fieldwork in the Ross Sea since the 1980s, collaborated on the study with colleagues at Old Dominion University.
The second, covering the Ross Sea, was proposed by the United States and New Zealand.
New Zealand will reportedly release its revised Ross Sea plan on Friday, ahead of the next CCAMLR meeting in Hobart, Australia, from October 23.
There are two proposals on the table: one concerns the creation of a marine protected area (MPA) in the Ross Sea in the South-West Antarctic and the other would set up a network of seven MPAs in East Antarctica.
Stan Mellor completed the four-timer when winning on Ross Sea, a horse O'Brien described as "very talented but an awful thief", in 1963 and 1964.
The route will take the six men and women from the Weddell Sea to the Ross Sea via the South Pole.
1958: A British team led by Vivian Fuchs completed the first Antarctic crossing, 2,158 miles from Weddell Sea to Ross Sea in 99 days.
He describes the first operations in the Ross Sea region, discoveries and advances made in science, the expansion of the program to include international cooperation, the environmental findings, and the use of the Base as a proving ground for young scientists.
The first is that a party of scientists has started a five-week biological survey of the Ross Sea in Antarctica, partly to gather data to measure the impact of climate change.