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.
Group relationships: Antarctic Continent, Antarctica
Generic synonyms: Peninsula
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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 ..."