Definition of Antarctic Zone

1. Noun. The region around the south pole: Antarctica and surrounding waters.

Exact synonyms: Antarctic, South Frigid Zone
Generic synonyms: Frigid Zone, Polar Region, Polar Zone
Terms within: Antarctic Continent, Antarctica, Antarctic Ocean
Derivative terms: Antarctic



Definition of Antarctic Zone

1. Proper noun. (geography) The part of the Earth between the geographical South Pole and the Antarctic Circle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antarctic Zone

Anshur
Anson
Ansus
Antabuse
Antaean
Antakarinya
Antakiya
Antakya
Antalya
Antananarivo
Antara
Antarctic
Antarctic Circle
Antarctic Ocean
Antarctic Peninsula
Antarctic Zone (current term)
Antarctic continent
Antarctic convergence
Antarctica
Antarctican
Antarcticans
Antares
Antedon
Antedonidae
Antennaria
Antennaria dioica
Antennaria plantaginifolia
Antennariidae
Anthea
Anthemis arvensis

Literary usage of Antarctic Zone

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1901)
"... of the Antarctic zone, we find at once that a great section of the above- mentioned floras cannot with any right claim to be designated Antarctic. ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by John Morley, Mowbray Morris, David Masson, George Grove (1874)
"The Sub-Arctic (and Sub-Antarctic) Zone, from 58° of lat. to the arctic (and ... (and Antarctic) Zone, from the arctic (and antarctic) circle to 72° of lat. ..."

3. The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture edited by Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke (1918)
"Prussia North Rol« _ — ARCTIC ZONE NORTH TEMPERATE ZONE SOUTH TEMPERATE ZONE Antarctic Zone South Fole the Empire was to be included in the Zollverein, ..."

4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1905)
"The climate of the Austral zone permits the existence of forests and grass land, while a cold desert is the result of the climate of the Antarctic zone. ..."

5. Review of Reviews and World's Work by Albert Shaw (1906)
"ANIMAL AND PLANT LIFE IN THE Antarctic Zone. pHE numerous south polar expeditions that have been made recently have brought to light many curious facts ..."

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