Enderby Land

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En·der·by Land

A region of Antarctica between Queen Maud Land and Wilkes Land. First explored in 1831 and 1832, it is claimed by Australia.

Enderby Land

(Placename) part of the coastal region of Antarctica, between Kemp Land and Queen Maud Land: the westernmost part of the Australian Antarctic Territory (claims are suspended under the Antarctic Treaty); discovered in 1831

En′der•by Land`

(ˈɛn dər bi)
a part of the coast of Antarctica, E of Queen Maud Land: discovered 1831.
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Noun1.Enderby Land - a region of Antarctica between Queen Maud Land and Wilkes Land; claimed by Australia
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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In 1830-33 the Enderby ships Tula and Lively under John Biscoe circumnavigated Antarctica, discovering Enderby Land (the first unequivocal sightings of land in Greater Antarctica), discovering and annexing Graham Land on the Antarctic Peninsula, and visiting the South Sandwich, South Shetland, Falkland, Chatham and Bounty Islands, but bringing home only 30 sealskins for the entire voyage (Biscoe 1833; Cumpston 1962).
A Thomas O'Malley B Seamus O'Flaherty C Michael O'Shaughnessy D Desmond O'Connor A Paul Collingwood B Andrew Flintoff C Matt Prior D Michael Vaughan QUESTION 15 - for 15 points: In which continent is Enderby Land, named after the whaling company Enderby Brothers?
Locality: From "Zircon Point," Khmara Bay, Enderby Land, Antarctica (Lat.