South Sandwich Trench

[ south-sand-wich trench ]

  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

First recorded in 1935–40

Words Nearby South Sandwich Trench Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024