South Sandwich Trench

[ south-sand-wich trench ]

noun
  1. an arc-shaped oceanic trench that runs along the east side of the South Sandwich Islands, the deepest trench in the South Atlantic Ocean and the site of the Meteor Deep: extends also into the Southern Ocean, where it is the site of the Factorian Deep.

Origin of South Sandwich Trench

1
First recorded in 1935–40

Words Nearby South Sandwich Trench

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