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The Ross Sea and Ross Ice Shelf which was named after Sir James Clark Ross.

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What is a larger ice shelf in Antarctica named after an explorer?

You may be thinking of the Ross Ice Shelf named after James Clark Ross.


Is antarctica a country a continent an ice-shelf an explorer?

It is a continent.


What are the names of the part of Antarctica?

A few of Antarctica's ice shelfs are as named below: Ross ice shelf Ronne/Filchner ice shelf Riiser-Larson ice shelf Larsen ice shelf


What is an ice shelf?

an ice shelf is a shelf of ice, which is floating on the water. There are several large ice shelves around Antarctica.


What is a sea and large ice self in antarctica named after and explorer?

You may be thinking of the Ross Ice Shelf and the Ross Sea. Both are named after James Clark Ross. From Wikipedia:"Between 1839 and 1843, Ross commanded an Antarctic expedition comprising the vessels HMS Erebus and HMS Terror and charted much of the coastline of the continent."


What are some names of antarctica ice shelfs?

A few are named below: Ross ice shelf Ronne/Filchner ice shelf Riiser-Larsen ice shelf Larsen ice shelf


In what part of Antarctica is the Ross Ice Shelf located?

The Ross Ice Shelf is located in West Antarctica, using these coordinates: 81.5000° S, 175.0000° W. As well, it is about as large as France.


What are some of the ice shelves names in Antarctica?

The Ross Ice Shelf -- as large as France, is one, and another is the Ronne Larsen Ice Shelf.


Is Ross Ice Shelf really in Antarctica?

yes the ross ice shelf is in antarctica =)


What year did Ross Shelf in Antarctica melt?

The Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica hasn't melted . . . yet.


What is covering two large bays on antarctica?

You may be thinking of the Ross Ice Shelf and the Larson Ice Shelves.


What continent is the ross ice shelf located?

The Ross Ice Shelf is located in Antarctica, which is the southernmost continent on Earth. It is the largest ice shelf in Antarctica, spanning an area of about 487,000 square kilometers.