Little-america



noun
1.
a base in the Antarctic, on the Bay of Whales, S of the Ross Sea: established by Adm. Richard E. Byrd of the U.S. Navy in 1929; used for later Antarctic expeditions.
noun
1.
originally the chief US base in the Antarctic, on the Ross Ice Shelf: first established by Admiral Richard E. Byrd (1928); used for polar exploration. It closed in the 1960s

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