South Shetland Islands
geographical name British islands S Atlantic SE of Cape Horn off tip of Antarctic Peninsula

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • South Shetland Islands — group of British islands in the South Atlantic, south of South America: 1,800 sq mi (4,662 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • South Shetland Islands —   [ saʊθ ʃetlənd aɪləndz], antarktische Inselgruppe, Süd Shetland Inseln …   Universal-Lexikon

  • South Shetland Islands — The South Shetland Islands are a group of Antarctic islands, lying about 120 kilometres north of the Antarctic Peninsula. Fact|date=November 2007 Under the Antarctic Treaty 1959, the Islands sovereignty is neither recognized nor disputed by the… …   Wikipedia

  • South Shetland Islands — South′ Shet′land 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 and Chile …   From formal English to slang

  • South Shetland 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 and Chile. * * * ▪ island, British Antarctic Territory       island group forming part of the …   Universalium

  • South Shetland Islands — /saʊθ ˈʃɛtlənd/ (say sowth shetluhnd) plural noun a group of islands in the South Atlantic, part of British Antarctic Territory. 4662 km2 …   Australian English dictionary

  • South Shetland 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 and Chile …   Useful english dictionary

  • South Shetland Islands — noun A group of islands in the Antarctic Circle, lying north of the Antarctic Peninsula …   Wiktionary

  • Pyramid Island, South Shetland Islands — Pyramid Island Pyramid Island (in the central background) from Miziya Peak, Livingston Island with Cone Rock in front of the islet adjacent to Pyramid Island, and Zed Islands on the left and Meade Islands on the right …   Wikipedia

  • Desolation Island (South Shetland Islands) — Desolation Island Desolation Island and Blythe Bay from Vidin Heights, Livingston Island. Location of Desolation Island in the South Shetland Islands …   Wikipedia

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