South Orkney Islands
geographical name islands S Atlantic SE of the Falklands in British Antarctic Territory area 240 square miles (622 square kilometers)

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  • South Orkney Islands — group of British islands in the South Atlantic, southeast of South America: 240 sq mi (622 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • South Orkney Islands —   [ saʊθ ɔːknɪ aɪləndz], Inselgruppe im Südatlantik, Süd Orkney Inseln …   Universal-Lexikon

  • South Orkney Islands — Signy Island base and panorama Map of the South Orkney Islands Geography Location …   Wikipedia

  • South Orkney Islands — South′ Ork′ney Is′lands n. pl. geg a group of islands in the British Antarctic Territory, N of the Antarctic Peninsula: formerly a dependency of the Falkland Islands; claimed by Argentina …   From formal English to slang

  • South Orkney Islands — a group of islands in the British Antarctic Territory, N of the Antarctic Peninsula: formerly a dependency of the Falkland Islands; claimed by Argentina. * * * Island group, southern Atlantic Ocean. Located southeast of South America, the South… …   Universalium

  • South Orkney Islands — DMS …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • South Orkney Islands — /saʊθ ˈɔkni/ (say sowth awknee) plural noun a group of islands in the South Atlantic, part of British Antarctic Territory. 620 km2 …   Australian English dictionary

  • South Orkney Islands — a group of islands in the British Antarctic Territory, N of the Antarctic Peninsula: formerly a dependency of the Falkland Islands; claimed by Argentina …   Useful english dictionary

  • McLeod Glacier (South Orkney Islands) — McLeod Glacier is a glacier 1 nautical mile (1.9 km) long, flowing in a southeast direction into Clowes Bay on the south side of Signy Island, in the South Orkney Islands. Named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place Names Committee (UK APC)… …   Wikipedia

  • Inaccessible Islands (South Orkney Islands) — The Inaccessible Islands are a group of small precipituous islands ranging from 120 to 215 m high, the westernmost features of the South Orkney Islands, lying 20 miles west of Coronation Island. The Inaccessible Islands are located at… …   Wikipedia

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