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- proper n. The fourth largest ocean of the Earth, surrounding the Antarctic landmass, to the south of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans.
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Another battle in the Southern Ocean would empty the magazines and leave the armored cruisers impotent in any attempt to break through the British North Sea blockade.
But we now are backing that up with sensible scientific measures and partnerships, this one with New Zealand, to make the point that you can do a lot of scientific research about whales and about our Great Southern Ocean without engaging in the killing of whales.