Antarctic Ocean


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Antarctic Ocean:

see Southern OceanSouthern Ocean
or Antarctic Ocean,
name sometimes given to those parts of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans that surround Antarctica S of roughly 60°S.
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Antarctic Ocean

[‚ant′ärd·ik ‚ō·shən]
(geography)
A circumpolar ocean belt including those portions of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans which reach the Antarctic continent and are bounded on the north by the Subtropical Convergence; not recognized as a separate ocean.

Antarctic Ocean

the sea surrounding Antarctica, consisting of the most southerly parts of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans
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Russia, and China," says Steve Campbell, campaign director of Antarctic Ocean Alliance.
Although the Antarctic Ocean is remote and has relatively low levels of fishing currently even potential economic gain is enough for these countries to halt efforts toward conservation.
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ORDEAL: Twenty four Britons and four people from Ireland were among 100 passengers forced to take to lifeboats yesterday after their cruise liner hit ice in the Antarctic Ocean.
COASTGUARDS in Britain were today helping to coordinate a rescue operation on a sinking cruise liner in the Antarctic Ocean which was carrying 154 people.
Recent findings indicate that the Antarctic Ocean is getting less efficient at storing CO2, and this raises serious questions about the ability of our oceans to handle everything we throw at them.
Knecht's exhaustive research whisks his reader to the Antarctic Ocean, where an Australian patrol boat pursues an unidentified fishing vessel through storms and around icebergs.
I concentrated on the positive rather than worrying about things that could go wrong," she says, "I saw graceful whales dipping In and out of the Antarctic Ocean and eerieil and scapes of snow and ice lit but the sun.
The four will survey the ecology of creatures in the Antarctic Ocean, including microorganisms beneath the ice.
However, the shells do not provide information on the rate at which this glacial water mass was produced or whether it even reached the Antarctic Ocean and mixed with CPDW.
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