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A US base for explorations in Antarctica on the Ross Ice Shelf. First established by Richard E. Byrd in 1928, Little America was used for several decades but has since been lost in the breakup of the ice shelf.
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(Placename) originally the chief US base in the Antarctic, on the Ross Ice Shelf: first established by Admiral Richard E. Byrd (1928); used for polar exploration. It closed in the 1960s
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a base in the Antarctic, on the Bay of Whales, S of the Ross Sea: established by Adm. Richard E. Byrd in 1929.
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