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Synonyms for Antarctic

Antarctic zone

Synonyms for Antarctic

the region around the south pole: Antarctica and surrounding waters

at or near the south pole


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New research, published today in the journal Nature Climate Change, has found that Antarctic icebergs can weaken and delay the effect of global warming in the Southern Hemisphere.
The solar installation will provide up to 30 kW of electric power to the Casey research station, located on Vincennes Bay in the Windmill Islands, just outside the Antarctic Circle, during the Austral summer months.
Four Ladies Bank is an unusually unspecific name in the context of Antarctic features, which are typically named for individuals (mainly men), as are Prydz Bay, the local Amery Depression, Lambert Glacier, and Scullin Monolith (originally Klarius Mikkelsen Mountain).
Already, Antarctic melting has raised global sea levels more than half an inch (1.4 centimeters) between 1979 and 2017, said the report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), a peer-reviewed US journal.
This figure is nearly 3,000 more than the 2016-2017 Antarctic tourism seasons, while 100 times as much as it was in 2008, when fewer than 100 Chinese visited.
A Greenpeace campaign to protect the Antarctic Ocean, backed by 1.7 million people globally, has received support from the vast majority of krill fishing companies operating in Antarctic waters.
Casey station leader Rebecca Jeffcoat said midwinter day -- the shortest of the year -- was the most anticipated occasion on the Antarctic calendar and has been celebrated from the time of the early explorers.
The ( report , one of the most detailed of its kind, changes the view that Antarctic ecosystem mainly remained untouched by the consequences of dumping trash into our oceans and burning of fossil fuels.
The Antarctic is also melting, albeit far slower, and in a less regular pattern.
Synopsis: After a marriage break up Jim McKinnon, a security consultant, wants an Antarctic cruise with cool seals, penguins and icebergs, and the beautiful brunette Carol Martins.
The Xue Long (Snow Dragon) Chinese icebreaker, as seen from Australia's Antarctic supply ship, the Aurora Australis, sits in an ice pack unable to get through to the MV Akademik Shokalskiy, in East Antarctica, some 100 nautical miles (185km) east of French Antarctic station Dumont D'Urville and about 1,500 nautical miles (2,800km) south of Hobart, Tasmania, in this handout courtesy of Fairfax's Australian Antarctic Division.
The 32nd meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), to be held in Hobart, Australia, from 23 October to 1 November, is expected to designate as protected marine areas two sections of the Antarctic Ocean.
The findings indicate that ice sheets first grew on the West Antarctic subcontinent at the start of a global transition from warm greenhouse conditions to a cool icehouse climate 34 million years ago.