Graham Land


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Graham Land,

part of the Antarctic PeninsulaAntarctic Peninsula,
glaciated mountain region of W Antarctica, extending c.1,200 mi (1,930 km) N toward South America. In the south, volcanic peaks rise to c.11,000 ft (3,350 m); other volcanic cones are hidden beneath the ice.
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, W Antarctica. This ice-covered, mountainous area was thought to be a group of islands but further exploration (1934) showed it to be peninsular. Claimed by Britain in 1832, it was also claimed by Argentina and Chile. Its name is sometimes used to describe the entire peninsula but also refers to the E portion bordering the Weddell Sea from the Hilton Inlet to James Ross Island.

Graham Land

the N part of the Antarctic Peninsula: became part of the British Antarctic Territory in 1962 (formerly part of the Falkland Islands Dependencies). (Claims are suspended under the Antarctic Treaty)
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--The British Graham Land Expedition of 1934-37 under John R.
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Davies's name lives on at Antarctica, with the Davies Dome on James Ross Island, Graham Land.
Bryn Fon returns with his band with Lowri Mererid and Eleri Fon on backing vocals,Rhys Parry on guitar, Barry ``Archie'' Jones on bass guitar, John Williams on keyboard and Graham Land on drums.
Graham Land, course leader in European Studies at Durham University, said: "MEPs work hard to lobby for funding to the region, and were very active before the settlements in 2000.
On fly: John Davies caught two, Richard Gray and A Maskomisky landed four each, Greg Picken had 15 on Yellow Owl, Steven Saunders had four, David Ford in two visits caught 16, John Patrick managed two, David Blair had five, Geordie Penn four, Gary Graham landed two, Max Drummond caught four, C Armstrong released seven, Tom Keneddy two for 4lb 4oz, Les McArthur released six, Bob Nicholls succeeded with five.
In New York, Graham landed a job as a beautician's assistant, an experience that served her well when, two years later, she and a partner opened up a beauty salon on Fifth Avenue called Elizabeth Arden.
Newsdesk, Mercury Fort Dunlop, Parkway, B24 9FF Mercury co.uk But from this humble beginning things could only get better and they soon did as Graham landed a job in construction and the family moved into a new home and began to explore a landscape that was a million miles away from their native Brum.
TRAVEL SICK Strachan's third away defeat in a row EARLY TO RISE Graham lands Watford's first to spark first-minute celebrations (left) BACK PROBLEM Wheater's early slip handed Watford their opener
FOR the second time in a few weeks, trainer Seamus Graham landed a major Irish prize with a puppy to illustrate the fact that the Ballickmoyler trainer is assembling another powerful kennel of greyhounds to contest the major prizes, writes Michael Fortune.
Heather Graham lands the job of Powers' American partner, alongside Rob Lowe, Robert Wagner, Michael York and Seth Green.
The dispute looked like escalating in July when Canada's defence minister Bill Graham landed on the island, drawing a letter of protest from the Danish government.