The Antarctic Dictionary

Author: Bernadette Hince
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A complete guide to the origins and definitions of Antarctic words, providing more than 15,000 quotations from 1000 different sources over the last century.

Gentoo Penguins

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17C. Alan Joyce (2007-01-18). ”The World at a Glance: Surprising Facts” http://
The World Almanac. Retrieved 2009-02-07. 18Antarktikos http://www.perseus. 0057%3Aentry%3D%
239514, Henry George Liddell, Robert Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon, at
Perseus 19Hince, Bernadette (2000). The Antarctic Dictionary http//
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Also any words winch include "antarctic", such as antarctic midge, antarctic
convergence etc," says Ms Hince. She is also including the sub- antarctic in the
dictionary, including a couple of inhabited areas (Tristan da Cunha, the Falklands
) as well as New Zealand's subantarctic islands. The dictionary will cover all the
English-speaking bases in the Antarctic- New Zealand, Britain, South Africa and
the United States, as well as Australia. However she admits that ". . . it will
probably have ...

The Arms Control Disarmament And Military Security Dictionary

Author: Jeffrey M. Elliot
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Arms Control and Disarmament Antarctic Treaty (1959) (237) An arms control
agreement banning all weapons and military activities on the continent of
Antarctica. The 1959 Antarctic Treaty declared that the area south of 60 degrees
south latitute "shall be used for peaceful purposes only. There shall be prohibited
, inter alia, any measures of a military nature, such as the establishment of
military bases and fortifications, the carrying out of military maneuvers, as well as
the testing of any ...

Australian Journal Of Zoology

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In the space of a mere century, a remarkable vocabulary has evolved to deal with
the extraordinary environment and living organisms of the Antarctic and
subantarctic. The Antarctic ft COMWCTPOUIOt T»|TA*CCCf#t«l^« □ - Here, for
the first time, is a complete guide to the origin and definitions of Antarctic words.
Like other historical dictionaries. The Antarctic Dictionary gives the reader
quotations for each word. These quotations are the life-blood of the dictionary —
more than 15 000 ...

Dictionary Of Global Climate Change

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West Antarctic ice sheet Most of the early attention to the issue of sea-level rise
and greenhouse warming was related to the stability of the West Antarctic ice
sheet. Parts of this ice sheet are grounded far below sea level and may be very
sensitive to small changes in sea level or melting rates at the base of adjacent ice
shelves. In case of a climatic warming, such melting rates could increase and
lead to the disappearance of ice rises (places where the floating ice shelf runs

Universal Technological Dictionary

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ANTApodosis (Rhet.) &rarekatz, the counter part or latter clause of a similitude,
answering to the former called by Quintilian “Redditio.” Quint. Instit. l. 3, c. 3.
ANTARCTIC (Astron) arratoros from wri, opposite, and ***, the Northern Bear; an
epithet for one of the Poles and one of the Circles.—Antarctic Pole, the South
Pole, or the pole opposite to the Northern.—Antarctic Circle, one of the lesser
circles, drawn on the globe at the distance of 23 degrees and a half from the
Antarctic, or South ...

Australian Journal Of Soil Research

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ENGLISH BERNADETTE HINCE The world's most isolated continent has
spawned some of the most unusual words in the English language. In the space
of a mere century, a remarkable vocabulary has evolved to deal with the
extraordinary environment and living organisms of the Antarctic and subantarctic.
The Antarctic I A COMPLETE GUIDE TS ANTARL .T BE*h"iE, - 4j ,. t t_ * j- •□• -
Here, for the first time, is a ...