Palmer Archipelago
or formerly Antarctic Archipelago geographical name islands W of N end of Antarctic Peninsula in British Antarctic Territory

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  • Palmer Archipelago — Palmer Archipelago, also known as Antarctic Archipelago, Archipiélago Palmer, Antarktiske Arkipel or Palmer Inseln, is a group of islands off the northwestern coast of the Antarctic Peninsula of the British Antarctic Territory. It extends from… …   Wikipedia

  • Palmer Archipelago — ▪ island group, Antarctica also called  Antarctic Archipelago,         island group off the northwestern coast of the Antarctic Peninsula, from which it is separated by Gerlache and Bismarck straits. The archipelago, which includes the islands of …   Universalium

  • Palmer Archipelago — /pamər akəˈpɛləgoʊ/ (say pahmuhr ahkuh peluhgoh) noun a group of islands between South America and Antarctica forming part of the British colony of the Falkland Islands and dependencies. Formerly, Antarctic Archipelago …   Australian English dictionary

  • Davis Island (Palmer Archipelago) — For other uses, see Davis Island. Davis Island Geography Location Antarctica Coordinates 64 …   Wikipedia

  • Mount Pierre (Palmer Archipelago) — Mount Pierre is a sharp conical peak, 210 m, standing immediately south of Moureaux Point, Liege Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Discovered and named by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition under Gerlache, 1897 99.  This article incorporates… …   Wikipedia

  • Halfway Island (Palmer Archipelago) — Halfway Island is an island lying 2.5 miles northwest of Litchfield Island, off the southwest coast of Anvers Island in the Palmer Archipelago. Halfway Island is located at coord|64|45|S|64|12|W|. Surveyed by the British Naval Hydrographic Survey …   Wikipedia

  • Achilles Heel (Palmer Archipelago) — Achilles Heel (coord|64|30|S|63|38|W|) is a snow covered hill, 915 m, in the center of the col between Mount Helen and Mount Achilles in the Achaean Range of Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Surveyed by the Falkland Islands Dependencies… …   Wikipedia

  • Mount Achilles (Palmer Archipelago) — Mount Achilles (coord|64|29|S|63|35|W|display=inline,title) is a snow covered, steep sided mountain, 1,280 m, which rises 4 miles (6 km) southwest of Mount Nestor in the Achaean Range of central Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Surveyed… …   Wikipedia

  • Palmer — may refer to:People*Palmer (surname), a surname (and list of people with that surname) *Palmer (Pilgrim), a medieval European pilgrim to the Holy LandPlaces;Antarctica *Palmer Archipelago, group of islands off the northwestern coast of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Palmer-Archipel — Gewässer Südlicher Ozean Geographische Lage …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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