Southern Ocean

geographical name
variants: or Antarctic Ocean

Definition of Southern Ocean

the ocean surrounding Antarctica including the southern parts of the South Atlantic, South Pacific, and Indian oceans especially south of about 60° south latitude

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“Southern Ocean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Southern%20Ocean. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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