Definition of Palmer Peninsula

1. Noun. A large peninsula of Antarctica that extends some 1200 miles north toward South America; separates the Weddell Sea from the South Pacific.

Exact synonyms: Antarctic Peninsula
Group relationships: Antarctic Continent, Antarctica
Generic synonyms: Peninsula



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palmer Peninsula

Palladio
Pallas
Pallas's cat
Pallas Athena
Pallas Athene
Pallottine
Palm Beach
Palm Sunday
Palma
Palmaceae
Palmae
Palmales
Palmas
Palmer
Palmer's notation
Palmer Peninsula (current term)
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Palmerian
Palmerstonian
Palmetto State
Palmyra
Palo Alto
Palometa simillima
Palookaville
Palæeskimo
Palæozoic
Palæstine
Palæstinian
Palæstinians
Pama-Nyungan

Literary usage of Palmer Peninsula

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1. Atlas of the World with Geophysical Boundaries Showing Oceans, Continents by Athelstan Spilhaus (1991)
"For example, the Palmer Peninsula is now sometimes known as the Antarctic Peninsula. 7 Snyder, John P., ..."

2. Antarctica by Jo Ellen Moore (1999)
"On this trip he surveyed parts of Graham Land (Palmer Peninsula). Ernest Shackleton (UK) Shackleton was part of an expedition with Captain Robert Scott in ..."

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