Bay of Whales


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see Ross SeaRoss Sea,
arm of the Pacific Ocean, Antarctica, between Victoria Land and Marie Byrd Land. It was discovered in 1841 by Sir James Clark Ross, a British explorer. Ross Island with Mt. Erebus, an active volcano, is in the western part of the sea; Roosevelt Island is in the east.
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; AntarcticaAntarctica
, the fifth largest continent, c.5,500,000 sq mi (14,245,000 sq km), asymmetrically centered on the South Pole and almost entirely within the Antarctic Circle. Geology and Geography

Antarctica consists of two major regions: W Antarctica (c.
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Bay of Whales:

see Ross SeaRoss Sea,
arm of the Pacific Ocean, Antarctica, between Victoria Land and Marie Byrd Land. It was discovered in 1841 by Sir James Clark Ross, a British explorer. Ross Island with Mt. Erebus, an active volcano, is in the western part of the sea; Roosevelt Island is in the east.
..... Click the link for more information.
; AntarcticaAntarctica
, the fifth largest continent, c.5,500,000 sq mi (14,245,000 sq km), asymmetrically centered on the South Pole and almost entirely within the Antarctic Circle. Geology and Geography

Antarctica consists of two major regions: W Antarctica (c.
..... Click the link for more information.
.
References in periodicals archive ?
Lewis <B Pugh swimming in the Bay of Whales, Antarctica, as part of his 5 Swims expedition
Bay of Whales was so named by legendary British explorer Ernest Shackleton because he saw so many killer whales there.
The Bay of Whales, noted by explorers early last century as a landmark mating ground for whales, no longer exists after the icy bay disintegrated.
Another swim will take place in the Bay of Whales, so-named by explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton due to the large number of killer whales seen in the area.