Byrd Land

Byrd Land

noun
a part of Antarctica, SE of the Ross Sea: discovered and explored by Adm. Richard E. Byrd.
Formerly Marie Byrd Land.
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Byrd Land
 
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Former name: Marie Byrd Land a part of Antarctica, east of the Ross Ice Shelf and the Ross Sea: claimed for the US by Admiral Richard E. Byrd in 1929, though all claims are suspended under the Antarctic Treaty of 1959

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