Filchner Ice Shelf
Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Filch·ner Ice Shelf(fĭlk′nər)
An area of Antarctica bordering on Coats Land at the head of Weddell Sea. It was discovered in 1912.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Filch′ner Ice′ Shelf`(ˈfɪlk nər, fɪlx ˈ-)
an ice barrier in Antarctica, in the SE Weddell Sea.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.