Palmer Land
geographical name the S section of Antarctic Peninsula

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Palmer Land — (coord|71|30|S|065|00|W|) is that portion of the Antarctic Peninsula which lies south of a line joining Cape Jeremy and Cape Agassiz. This application of Palmer Land is consistent with the 1964 agreement between US ACAN and UK APC, in which the… …   Wikipedia

  • Palmer Land — the southern part of the Antarctic Peninsula. * * * ▪ Antarctica       broad southern part of the Antarctic Peninsula, about 400 miles (640 km) east of Peter I Island (in the Bellingshausen Sea), claimed by Britain as part of the British… …   Universalium

  • Palmer Land — /ˈpamə lænd/ (say pahmuh land) noun the southern area of the Antarctic Peninsula …   Australian English dictionary

  • Palmer Land — the southern part of the Antarctic Peninsula …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mount Wood (Palmer Land) — Mount Wood (74°51′S 64°7′W / 74.85°S 64.117°W / 74.85; 64.117) is a mountain, 1,230 m, standing west of Gardner Inlet and 24 km (15 mi) west of Mount Austin on th …   Wikipedia

  • Chapman Glacier (Palmer Land) — Chapman Glacier (70°17′S 67°55′W / 70.283°S 67.917°W / 70.283; 67.917) is a glacier 11 miles (18 km) long and 10 miles (16 km) wide in its central part, narrowing to 3 miles (5 km) at its mouth …   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, Nathaniel — ▪ American explorer in full  Nathaniel Brown Palmer  born Aug. 8, 1799, Stonington, Conn., U.S. died June 21, 1877, San Francisco, Calif.       American sea captain and explorer after whom Palmer Land, a stretch of western Antarctic coast and… …   Universalium

  • Palmer — Palmer, PR U.S. comunidad in Puerto Rico Population (2000): 1205 Housing Units (2000): 461 Land area (2000): 0.169563 sq. miles (0.439167 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.169563 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Palmer, Massachusetts —   City   St. Paul s Church …   Wikipedia

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