Antarctic Peninsula
or formerly Palmer Peninsula geographical name peninsula about 700 miles (1126 kilometers) long W Antarctica S of S end of South America

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  • Antarctic Peninsula — peninsula in Antarctica, extending toward South America: c. 800 mi (1,287 km) long …   English World dictionary

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  • Antarctic Peninsula — a peninsula in Antarctica, S of South America. Cf. Graham Land, Palmer Peninsula. * * * ▪ peninsula, Antarctica also called  Palmer Peninsula,  Graham Land , or  Tierra de O Higgins        peninsula claimed by Britain, Chile, and Argentina. It… …   Universalium

  • Antarctic Peninsula — noun a large peninsula of Antarctica that extends some 1200 miles north toward South America; separates the Weddell Sea from the South Pacific • Syn: ↑Palmer Peninsula • Instance Hypernyms: ↑peninsula • Part Holonyms: ↑Antarctica, ↑Antarctic… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Antarctic Peninsula — Antarc′tic Penin′sula n. geg a peninsula in Antarctica, S of South America Compare Graham Land,Palmer Peninsula …   From formal English to slang

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  • Antarctic Sound — (coord|63|20|S|056|45|W|) is a body of water about 48 km (30 mi) long and from 11 to 19 km (7 to 12 mi) wide, separating the Joinville Island group from the northeast end of Antarctic Peninsula.The sound was named by the Swedish Antarctic… …   Wikipedia

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