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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A region of western Antarctica along the southeast shore of the Weddell Sea.

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  • n. a region of western Antarctica along the southeastern shore of the Weddell Sea

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  • Scotish National Antarctic Expedition discovers Coats Land on eastern side of the Weddell Sea and establishes first permanent weather station in Antarctic on South Orkney Islands which is given over to Argentina.

    Chronology of Antarctic Exploration

  • During the second season, conditions were more favourable and the ship reached Coats Land in 74 degrees 1 'S. Iatitude.

    The Home of the Blizzard Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

  • This photo shows Coats Land with its only rock outcrops, Littlewood (L) and Bertrab (B) nunataks -- icy explosed ridges.

    FOXNews.com

  • At 72°18'S 17°59'W, the Scotia was confronted by an ice barrier that they tracked south for 150 miles, sounding the depths of shallow sea, dredging rocks and observing petrels, all evidence that the ice wall fronted land, that they named Coats Land after the main financial backers of the expedition.

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  • At 72°18'S 17°59’W, the Scotia was confronted by an ice barrier that they tracked south for 150 miles, sounding the depths of shallow sea, dredging rocks and observing petrels, all evidence that the ice wall fronted land, that they named Coats Land after the main financial backers of the expedition.

    The Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration

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