Victoria Land, a region of Antarctica south of New Zealand. It is bounded on the east by Ross Sea and on the west by Wilkes Land. Victoria Land consists of high plateaus and snow-covered mountains, the highest of which is Mount Lister (13,200 feet [4,023 m]). The region was discovered by Sir James Ross in 1841.
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Antarctica, the ice-locked landmass around the South Pole. The name means "opposite the Bear" (the northern constellation), or "opposite the Arctic." It is the most remote and desolate of all the continents.
Arctic Regions, the area centering on the North Pole and including the Arctic Ocean, its outlying waters and islands, and the northern rims of North America, Europe, and Asia.