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Antarctic Circle

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • The parallel of latitude approximately 66°33′ south. It forms the boundary between the South Temperate and South Frigid zones.

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  • proper noun geography The line which marks approximately the northernmost place in the Southern Hemisphere where the sun does not set on the summer solstice and does not rise on the winter solstice.

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  • noun a line of latitude north of the south pole

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Examples

  • Crossing the Antarctic Circle which is at 66° 33'S brings passengers into the zone where there is 24-hours of daylight.

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  • The second voyage, sailing on the HMS Resolution, left England in 1772 and again circumnavigated the southern hemisphere, poking into the Antarctic Circle and producing charts that were still used well into the 20th century.

    Man On a Quest

  • We crossed the Antarctic Circle long ago, longer still since we left Belgium.

    Wintering

  • The second voyage, sailing on the HMS Resolution, left England in 1772 and again circumnavigated the southern hemisphere, poking into the Antarctic Circle and producing charts that were still used well into the 20th century.

    Man On a Quest

  • The area south of the Antarctic Circle is known as the Antarctic, and the zone immediately to the north is called the Southern Temperate Zone.

    Antarctic Circle

  • Boulders of gneiss, quartzite, and sandstone have been dredged at so many points between the Balleny Islands and the Weddell Sea that there can be no doubt of the existence of similar continental land along the whole of that side, at least within the Antarctic Circle

    Perspective of Antarctica in 1911

  • British expedition led by James Cook circumnavigates the globe at high south latitudes and enters Antarctic Circle for the first time in January 17, 1773.

    Chronology of Antarctic Exploration

  • No flowering plants occur within the Antarctic Circle or in the immediately adjacent lands.

    Perspective of Antarctica in 1911

  • HMS Challenger, a British steamship, enters Antarctic Circle (a first for a steamship).

    Chronology of Antarctic Exploration

  • French expedition led by Jules Dumont d'Urville tries to follow Weddell's course south but is stopped by pack ice north of the Antarctic Circle.

    Chronology of Antarctic Exploration

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