In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1antárticothe Antarctic Ocean — el Océano Antártico
- the Antarctic Circle — el Círculo Polar Antártico
- Ross was involved in eight Arctic and Antarctic expeditions after joining the navy in 1812.
- Such ideas naturally discouraged further exploration to the Antarctic region for many centuries to come.
- The Antarctic region harbors the most extreme climate and the most narrow biodiversity of all continents.
- There was still some cheese, dry biscuits, and dried apples in my pack from lunch a few days ago, as food rarely spoils in the cold Antarctic climate.
- During the Antarctic winter the South Pole becomes the coldest place on the planet.
- Amanda could, for example, be installed at any Antarctic site where the glacial ice is thick and free of dust.
- The Emperor penguins are large and found only in the Antarctic regions.
- The results, though, did not assess the overall contribution of the entire Antarctic ice sheet to sea level rise.
- So much water is currently locked up in the Antarctic ice sheet that if it melted it would raise sea levels by a further 150 ft or more.
- The Northern Lights are a phenomenon that is seen in the skies on clear, dark nights in the Arctic and Antarctic regions.
- This reduced the mixing of warm, tropical ocean water and cold, polar water causing the buildup of the Antarctic polar ice cap.
- Shackleton's last journey would be with the goal of circumnavigating the Antarctic continent.
- The Antarctic continent is colder for a number of reasons; topography being one of the most relevant.
- Their journey begins in early December at Hercules Inlet on the frozen Antarctic coast.
- It recreates the vegetation and animal life in the Antarctic and Arctic regions.
- I've just returned from spending a month at Palmer Station, a US research base on the Antarctic peninsular.
- This is assuming that the Antarctic and Arctic ice caps will remain constant.
- He had wondered how Antarctic fish stay alive in waters cold enough to freeze them.
- You can almost feel the bitter cold and biting Antarctic wind in this excellent biography of a polar hero.
- Arctic and Antarctic exploration remains a staple of the book publishing industry.
1the Antarctic — la región antártica
- This guy is to ambition what the Antarctic is to ice cubes.
- The two-part Channel 4 drama was filmed in Greenland instead of in the Antarctic which was in perpetual darkness at the time.
- The hardships they suffered instead for more than two years in the Antarctic have become the stuff of legend.
- Ice shelves are carving off the Antarctic faster than expected.
- I ended the book with a photograph of an emperor penguin chick from the Antarctic.
- It plummets to the icy surface of the Antarctic, burrowing deep within the ground.
- Penguins are the most common birds in the Antarctic.
- The work responded to the presence of classics in the Antarctic, in the place names given by British public school-educated explorers.
- The name "Antarctic" tells the tale: The Falkland Current brings cold water north from the ocean around Antarctica.
- The Tom Crean Society has arrived at Buenos Aires en route to the Antarctic.
- Three volumes of a newspaper created on expeditions to the Antarctic led by Captain Scott are to be republished.
- The lichen samples were collected along a transect from the northern maritime Antarctic to the continent.
- That's one of the thoughts of how should poultry disease ever get to the Antarctic.
- A Royal Navy Lynx helicopter operating from HMS Endurance has crashed in the Antarctic, injuring the flight crew of five.
- This catch is in addition to the 400 minke whales caught by the Japanese fleet every year in the Antarctic.
- Cold rush threatens pristine Antarctic, says the Guardian's science correspondent Ian Sample (900 words; reading time 2-4 minutes).
- His film music included the film Scott of the Antarctic.
- To coincide with the International Polar Year, this year's theme is the Arctic and Antarctic, home of polar bears and penguins.
- More than 30 hours away from the UK already and we still had two days sailing before arriving at the true Antarctic.
- There is relatively little information on trophic relationships among nearshore Antarctic peninsula organisms that inhabit the most productive areas in the Antarctic.
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