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Ronne Ice Shelf

Definitions

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

  • An area of shelf ice in western Antarctica south of the Weddell Sea.

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Examples

  • The iceberg is one of several that split off in Antarctica in 2000 when parts of two major ice shelves — the Ross Sea Ice Shelf and Ronne Ice Shelf — fractured.

    Giant Iceberg Still Heading for Australia (Satellite Images) | Universe Today

  • On the way she told me that a Japanese called Susumu Nakamura had skied from Hercules Inlet on the Ronne Ice Shelf.

    Terra Incognita

  • Her way out - skiing along the 80 West Longitude line to the company's base camp on Hercules Inlet on the Ronne Ice Shelf - would presumably be easier.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • She announced her achievement from Hercules Inlet on Antarctica's Ronne Ice Shelf, where she waited alone in her tent for bad weather to clear so that a small plane could pick her up and take her to a base camp.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • She made it to her destination ahead of schedule, using nothing but her own strength to cover 1,084 miles 1,744 kilometers from her starting point on the Leverett Glacier on Nov. 25 to Hercules Inlet on the Ronne Ice Shelf.

    USATODAY.com News

  • Its edges flow out into floating ice shelves, including the huge Ross Ice Shelf and Ronne Ice Shelf.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • The iceberg is one of several that split off in Antarctica in 2000 when parts of two major ice shelves - the Ross Sea Ice Shelf and Ronne Ice Shelf - fractured.

    WBAY Action 2 News

  • Young said the iceberg is one of several that split off in Antarctica in 2000 when parts of two major ice shelves - the Ross Sea Ice Shelf and Ronne Ice Shelf - fractured.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • Scientists say the current flotilla of icebergs likely split off Antarctica in 2000 when parts of two major ice shelves - the Ross Sea Ice Shelf and Ronne Ice Shelf - fractured.

    Eyewitness News

  • Ronne Ice Shelf and Filchner Ice Shelf (the two are separated by

    Wikinews

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