the Antarctic Circle


: an imaginary line that goes around the Earth near the South Pole

Examples of the Antarctic Circle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It'll be taken aboard Ponant's flagship Le Commandant Charcot, an icebreaker with an onboard laboratory, sailing from Argentina to New Zealand — a half-circumnavigation of Antarctica that crosses the Antarctic Circle. Stefanie Waldek, Travel + Leisure, 9 Aug. 2023 Following the paths of legendary explorers Jean-Baptiste Charcot and Roald Amundsen, the ice-breaker will cruise from South America to New Zealand to the Antarctic Circle. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 9 Aug. 2023 Other images offer an intimate look at what life was like for the men who ventured below the Antarctic Circle. Sarah Kuta, Smithsonian Magazine, 24 Feb. 2023

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“The Antarctic Circle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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