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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Written for children in preschool through grade 1, "The Southern Ocean" is all about the Antarctic Ocean, which is earth's second smallest ocean, surrounding Antarctica.
ACTRESS Gillian Anderson has backed calls for a vast marine and wildlife sanctuary to be created in the Antarctic Ocean.
A Greenpeace campaign to protect the Antarctic Ocean, backed by 1.7 million people globally, has received support from the vast majority of krill fishing companies operating in Antarctic waters.
There are about 7.5 million Chinstraps in the world inhabiting parts of the Antarctic Ocean and Southern Pacific.
"We need urgent action to reduce the flow of plastic into our seas and we need large-scale marine reserves - like a huge Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary which over 1.6 million people are calling for - to protect marine life and our oceans for future generations."
The country's New Scientific Whale Research Program in the Antarctic Ocean (NEWREP-A) sent a report to the IWC detailing the 333 minkes caught, 152 male and 181 female, during its "third biological field survey" in the area.
Japanese whaling vessels returned to port after catching more than 300 of the mammals in the Antarctic Ocean without facing any protests by anti-whaling groups, officials said.
Japanese whaling vessels returned to port on Saturday after catching more than 300 of the mammals in the Antarctic Ocean without facing any protests by anti-whaling groups, officials said.
Tokyo claims the slaughter is for scientific purposes.Three ships from a Japanese whale-hunting fleet returned to their home port of Shimonoseki on Saturday, carrying on board 333 minke whales harpooned during a trip into the Antarctic Ocean.
PENGUINS waddled around Huddersfield town centre to highlight environmental problems in the Antarctic Ocean.

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