Palmer Archipelago


noun

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