circumpolar waters


circumpolar waters
околополярные воды

English-russian dctionary of diplomacy. 2014.

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  • Antarctic Circumpolar Current — The Antarctic Circumpolar Current (ACC) is an ocean current that flows from west to east around Antarctica. An alternate name for the ACC is the West Wind Drift. The ACC is the dominant circulation feature of the Southern Ocean. It keeps warm… …   Wikipedia

  • Priapulida — Taxobox name = Priapulida regnum = Animalia phylum = Priapulida phylum authority = Théel, 1906Priapulida (priapulid worms or penis worms, from Gr. πριάπος, priāpos Priapus + Lat. ul , diminutive) are a phylum of marine worms with an extensible… …   Wikipedia

  • arctic — arctically, adv. /ahrk tik/ or, esp. for 7, /ahr tik/, adj. 1. (often cap.) of, pertaining to, or located at or near the North Pole: the arctic region. 2. coming from the North Pole or the arctic region: an arctic wind. 3. characteristic of the… …   Universalium

  • Arctic Regions — ▪ 2009 The Arctic regions may be defined in physical terms (astronomical [north of the Arctic Circle, latitude 66° 30′ N], climatic [above the 10 °C (50 °F) July isotherm], or vegetational [above the northern limit of the tree line]) or in human… …   Universalium

  • Antarctica — /ant ahrk ti keuh, ahr ti /, n. the continent surrounding the South Pole: almost entirely covered by an ice sheet. ab. 5,000,000 sq. mi. (12,950,000 sq. km). Also called Antarctic Continent. * * * Antarctica Introduction Antarctica Background:… …   Universalium

  • Southern Ocean — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Southern Ocean <p></p> Background: <p></p> A large body of recent oceanographic research has shown that the Antarctic Circumpolar Current (ACC), an ocean current that… …   The World Factbook

  • Physical oceanography — World ocean bathymetry. Physical oceanography is the study of physical conditions and physical processes within the ocean, especially the motions and physical properties of ocean waters. Physical oceanography is one of several sub domains into… …   Wikipedia

  • ocean current — Horizontal and vertical circulation system of ocean waters, produced by gravity, wind friction, and water density variation. Coriolis forces cause ocean currents to move clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and counterclockwise in the Southern… …   Universalium

  • Southern Ocean — The Southern Ocean, also known as the Great Southern Ocean, the Antarctic Ocean and the South Polar Ocean, comprises the southernmost waters of the World Ocean south of 60° S latitude. The International Hydrographic Organization has designated… …   Wikipedia

  • Arctic — For the ships, see MV Arctic, SS Arctic, USS Arctic. For other uses, see Arctic (disambiguation) Location of the Arctic …   Wikipedia

  • Indian Ocean — an ocean S of Asia, E of Africa, and W of Australia. 28,357,000 sq. mi. (73,444,630 sq. km). * * * Indian Ocean Introduction Indian Ocean Background: The Indian Ocean is the third largest of the world s five oceans (after the Pacific Ocean and… …   Universalium


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