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Antarctic Circle

Antarctic Circle

The parallel of latitude approximately 66°34′ south, the northern boundary of the South Frigid Zone, marking the approximate limit south of which the sun remains above the horizon all day on the summer solstice.
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Antarctic Circle

n
(Physical Geography) the imaginary circle around the earth, parallel to the equator, at latitude 66° 32′ S; it marks the southernmost point at which the sun appears above the level of the horizon at the winter solstice
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Antarc′tic Cir′cle


n.
an imaginary line drawn parallel to the equator, at 23° 28~ N of the South Pole: between the South Frigid Zone and the South Temperate Zone.
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Ant·arc·tic Circle

(ănt-ärk′tĭk)
The parallel of latitude approximately 66°33′ south. It forms the boundary between the South Temperate Zone and South Frigid Zone.
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Antarctic Circle

A line of latitude approximately 66.5° south of the equator; the southern hemisphere’s equivalent of the Arctic Circle.
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Noun1.Antarctic Circle - a line of latitude north of the south poleAntarctic Circle - a line of latitude north of the south pole
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Translations

Antarctic Circle

ncercle m antarctique
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Antarctic Circle

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Antarctic Circle

n the Antarctic Circleil Circolo polare antartico
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