Antarctic Zone


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Noun1.Antarctic Zone - the region around the south pole: Antarctica and surrounding watersAntarctic Zone - the region around the south pole: Antarctica and surrounding waters
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"
Antarctic Ocean - the southern waters surrounding Antarctica
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But before setting foot on icy land, Catherine had to go through 'biosecurity', as set out in the Antarctic treaty, ensuring no foreign seeds, soils or bacteria enters the Antarctic zone.
Achuthankutty, 2014: The influence of air-sea-ice interactions on an anomalous phytoplankton bloom in the Indian Ocean sector of the Antarctic Zone of the Southern Ocean during the austral summer, 2011.
Increases are more moderate but still considerable for toothfishes (Antarctic zone, from +31% to +58%), bluefin tuna (+31% Atlantic and Mediterranean), whiting (+29% Celtic Sea) and blue ling (+25% West Scotland).