Ross Dependency
geographical name section of Antarctica lying between 160°E and 150°W long.; claimed by New Zealand

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  • Ross Dependency — Flag Mot …   Wikipedia

  • Ross Dependency —   [ rɔs dɪ pendənsɪ; nach J. C. Ross], seit 1923 von Neuseeland beanspruchter Sektor der Antarktis, zwischen 160º östlicher Länge und 150º westlicher Länge, von 60º südlicher Breite bis zum Südpol; rd. 4,9 Mio. km2. Das Gebiet umfasst Inlandeis,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Ross Dependency — [see ROSS SEA] region in Antarctica, south of New Zealand and south of 60° latitude: administered by New Zealand: c. 160,000 sq mi (414,398 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • Ross Dependency — Dépendance de Ross Ross Dependency …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ross Dependency — Ross′ Depend′ency n. geg a territory in Antarctica, including Ross Island, the coasts along the Ross Sea, and adjacent islands: a dependency of New Zealand. ab. 175,000 sq. mi. (453,250 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Ross Dependency — a territory in Antarctica, including Ross Island, the coasts along the Ross Sea, and adjacent islands: a dependency of New Zealand. ab. 175,000 sq. mi. (453,250 sq. km). * * * …   Universalium

  • Ross Dependency — a territory in Antarctica, including Ross Island, the coasts along the Ross Sea, and adjacent islands: a dependency of New Zealand. ab. 175,000 sq. mi. (453,250 sq. km) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ross Dependency — /rɒs dəˈpɛndənsi/ (say ros duh penduhnsee) noun an area of Antarctica, proclaimed a British settlement in 1923, and since then administered by NZ …   Australian English dictionary

  • Postage stamps and postal history of the Ross Dependency — Ross Dependency stamps have been issued by New Zealand postalauthorities for use on mail from Scott Base since 1957.Overprinted New Zealand stamps had been used for mail on two earlierexpeditions to the region.King Edward VII LandBefore leaving… …   Wikipedia

  • Ross-Nebengebiet — Ross Dependency …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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