Weddell Sea
geographical name arm of the S Atlantic E of Antarctic Peninsula

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Weddell Sea — [wə del′, wed′əl] [after James Weddell (1787 1834), Brit whaler who discovered it (1823)] section of the Atlantic east of the Antarctic Peninsula …   English World dictionary

  • Weddell Sea — /wed l, weuh del / an arm of the Atlantic, E of Antarctic Peninsula. * * * ▪ sea, Atlantic Ocean       deep embayment of the Antarctic coastline that forms the southernmost tip of the Atlantic Ocean. Centring at about 73° S, 45° W, the Weddell… …   Universalium

  • Weddell Sea — The Weddell Sea is part of the Southern Ocean. Its land boundaries are defined by the bay formed from the coasts of Coats Land and the Antarctic Peninsula. Much of the southern part of the sea, up to Elephant Island, is permanent ice, the… …   Wikipedia

  • Weddell Sea — Karte der Antarktis, im Nordwesten das Weddell Meer Satellitenbild des nördlichen Weddellmeeres, östlich der Antarktischen Halbinsel Das Weddell Meer ist ein Randmeer des …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Weddell Sea — /wɛdl ˈsi/ (say wedl see) noun a wide arm of the southern Atlantic, in Antarctica. {named after J Weddell} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Weddell Sea — Wed′dell Sea′ [[t]ˈwɛd l, wəˈdɛl[/t]] n. geg an arm of the Atlantic, E of Antarctic Peninsula …   From formal English to slang

  • Weddell Sea — noun an arm of the south Atlantic in Antarctica to the east of the Antarctic Peninsula • Instance Hypernyms: ↑sea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Weddell Sea —  , Antarctica …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Weddell Sea —    , Antarctica …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • Winter-Weddell-Sea-Project — Das Winter Weddell Sea Project bezeichnet eine vom 6. Mai bis 14. Dezember 1986 in der Antarktis durchgeführte Expedition, währenddessen das Forschungsschiff Polarstern die sieben Monate des südlichen Winters im Weddell Meer verbrachte. Die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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