Bellingshausen Sea


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Bel·lings·hau·sen Sea

 (bĕl′ĭngz-hou′zən)
An arm of the southern Pacific Ocean off the coast of Antarctica extending from Alexander I Island to Thurston Island.

Bellingshausen Sea

(ˈbɛlɪŋzˌhaʊzən)
n
(Placename) an area of the S Pacific Ocean off the coast of Antarctica
[named after Fabian Gottlieb Bellingshausen (1778–1852), Russian explorer]

Bel′lings•haus•en Sea′

(ˈbɛl ɪŋzˌhaʊ zən)
n.
an arm of the S Pacific Ocean, W of Antarctic Peninsula.
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For this investigation, a total of 92 individuals were included from throughout the sampled range, including 39 from the Western Antarctic Peninsula, 2 from the Bellingshausen Sea, 23 from the Amundsen Sea, and 28 from the Ross Sea (Fig.
In West Antarctica these include the Bellingshausen Sea (named after the Russian admiral who explored the region in 1820), the Weddell Sea and the Scotia Sea where Pugh made his life-changing swim over the whale graveyard.
Here there is a multitude of glaciers slipping down mountainous terrain and terminating in the Bellingshausen Sea.
The extent of sea ice is strongly influenced by the strength and direction of the winds and the increase in storms has given more warm, northerly flow over the Bellingshausen Sea and greater cold, southerlies over the Ross Sea.
Antarctic holothuroids from the Bellingshausen Sea, with descriptions of new species (Echinodermata: Holothuroi dea).
Relatively high ThE ratios were also found in other high-latitude sites, such as the NE Polynya off Greenland (> 50%; Cochran et al., 1995), the Southern Polar Front (>25%; Rutgers van der Loeff et al., 1997), the Bellingshausen Sea (40%; Shimmield and Ritchie, 1995) and the central Arctic Ocean (~20 to several hundred percent; Moran et al., 1997).
The mark of his passage can often be seen in the imprint of his cowboy boots, several decrepit pairs of which he has buried at sea in oceans ranging from the North Atlantic to the Bellingshausen Sea off Antarctica.
The largest positive anomalies that were located over the Bellingshausen Sea and the southern Antarctic Peninsula (between 110[degrees] and 70[degrees]W) in 2016 became the second largest negative anomalies in 2017.
The growth has been most prevalent in the Ross Sea, while most of the Amundsen Sea and virtually the entire Bellingshausen sea had shorter seasons.