Palmer Archipelago


noun

a group of islands in the South Atlantic Ocean, off the NW coast of the Antarctic Peninsula.

QUIZZES

TAKE THIS QUIZ TO SEE WHAT YOU KNOW ABOUT HIGH SCHOOL PUNCTUATION!

Commas mark divisions in sentences. Periods end declarative sentences. Apostrophes show possession. Easy, right? Well, punctuation can get pretty tricky—fast. Think you got what it takes to be a punctuation expert? Take our quiz to prove it!
Question 1 of 10
Which of the options below is the best punctuation for the sentence? It__s your turn to pick the movie __ but your sister gets to pick the board game we _ re going to play.
Formerly Antarctic Archipelago.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for antarctic archipelago (1 of 2)

Antarctic Archipelago

noun

the former name of the Palmer Archipelago

British Dictionary definitions for antarctic archipelago (2 of 2)

Palmer Archipelago

noun

a group of islands between South America and Antarctica: part of the British Antarctic Territory, formerly the British colony of the Falkland Islands and Dependencies. (Claims are suspended under the Antarctic Treaty)Former name: Antarctic Archipelago
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012