an ice barrier filling the S part of the Ross Sea.
Ross Ice Shelf
the ice shelf forming the S part of the Ross Sea, between Victoria Land and Byrd Land Also called Ross Barrier, Ross Shelf Ice
noun 1. Gioacchino Antonio [jaw-ahk-kee-naw ahn-taw-nyaw] /ˌdʒɔ ɑkˈki nɔ ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/ (Show IPA), 1792–1868, Italian composer. noun 1. Gioacchino Antonio (dʒoakˈkiːno anˈtɔːnjo). 1792–1868, Italian composer, esp of operas, such as The Barber of Seville (1816) and William Tell (1829)
noun 1. an island in the W Ross Sea, off the coast of Victoria Land: part of the Ross Dependency; location of Mt. Erebus. noun 1. an island in the W Ross Sea: contains the active volcano Mount Erebus
- Ross river virus
Ross River virus n. A mosquito-borne alphavirus that causes epidemic polyarthritis.
noun 1. an arm of the Antarctic Ocean, S of New Zealand, extending into Antarctica. noun 1. a large arm of the S Pacific in Antarctica, incorporating the Ross Ice Shelf and lying between Victoria Land and the Edward VII Peninsula