Ross Sea
geographical name arm of S Pacific extending into Antarctica E of Victoria Land

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  • Ross Sea — [after ROSS Sir James Clark, who discovered it] arm of the Pacific, along the coast of Antarctica, east of Victoria Land …   English World dictionary

  • Ross Sea — Ross′ Sea′ n. geg an arm of the Antarctic Ocean, S of New Zealand, extending into Antarctica …   From formal English to slang

  • Ross Sea — The Ross Sea is a deep bay of the Southern Ocean in Antarctica between Victoria Land and Marie Byrd Land. It was discovered by James Ross in 1841. In the west of the Ross Sea is Ross Island with the Mt. Erebus volcano, in the east Roosevelt… …   Wikipedia

  • Ross Sea — an arm of the Antarctic Ocean, S of New Zealand, extending into Antarctica. * * * ▪ sea, Pacific Ocean       southern extension of the Pacific Ocean, which, along with the vast ice shelf (see Ross Ice Shelf) at its head, makes a deep indentation… …   Universalium

  • Ross Sea — noun an arm of the southern Pacific Ocean in Antarctica • Instance Hypernyms: ↑sea • Part Holonyms: ↑Antarctica, ↑Antarctic continent * * * an arm of the Antarctic Ocean, S of New Zealand, extending into Antarctica. * * * a large arm of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ross Sea — /rɒs ˈsi/ (say ros see) noun an arm of the Antarctic Ocean, south of New Zealand, extending into Antarctica …   Australian English dictionary

  • Ross Sea party — The Ross Sea party was part of Sir Ernest Shackleton s Imperial Trans Antarctic Expedition 1914 ndash;17. Shackleton s plan was to land with a group on the Weddell Sea coast of Antarctica from his ship Endurance , and to march across the… …   Wikipedia

  • Ross Sea Party — Die Ross Sea Party war ein Teil von Ernest Shackletons Endurance Expedition von 1914 bis 1917. Shackletons Plan war es, den antarktischen Kontinent zu durchqueren. Da es ihnen nicht möglich sein würde, ausreichende Vorräte mitzuführen, sollte ein …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ross Sea Party — Expédition Endurance Pour les articles homonymes, voir Endurance (homonymie). Le trois mâts l Endurance qui a donné son nom à l expédition …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ross Sea Party/Mannschaftsliste — Dies ist eine Liste der Mitglieder der Ross Sea Party, der Unterstützungsexpedition der Expedition Endurance in die Antarktis von 1914 bis 1917. Name Geboren Gestorben Aufgaben Bemerkungen Küstengruppe Aeneas Mackintosh 1879 1916 Kommandant Starb …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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