Palmer Peninsula

Palmer Peninsula
geographical name — see Antarctic Peninsula

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  • Palmer Peninsula — [päm′ər] former name for ANTARCTIC PENINSULA …   English World dictionary

  • Palmer Peninsula —   [ pɑːmə pɪ nɪnsjʊlə], früher Name der Antarktischen Halbinsel …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Palmer 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: ↑Antarctic Peninsula • Instance Hypernyms: ↑peninsula • Part Holonyms: ↑Antarctica, ↑Antarctic… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Palmer Peninsula — former name of Antarctic Peninsula. * * * …   Universalium

  • Palmer Peninsula — Palm′er Penin′sula n. geg former name of Antarctic Peninsula …   From formal English to slang

  • Palmer Peninsula — /pamə pəˈnɪnʃələ/ (say pahmuh puh ninshuhluh) noun the former name of the Antarctic Peninsula …   Australian English dictionary

  • 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

  • peninsula — noun a large mass of land projecting into a body of water (Freq. 1) • Derivationally related forms: ↑peninsular • Hypernyms: ↑land, ↑dry land, ↑earth, ↑ground, ↑solid ground, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Palmer Station — Palmer Station, on Anvers Island, is Antarctica s only U.S. station north of the Antarctic Circle. Construction finished in 1968. Station description The station is named for Nathaniel B. Palmer, usually recognized as the first American to see… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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