Antarctic anticyclone

From Glossary of Meteorology



antarctic anticyclone

(Or antarctic high.) The glacial anticyclone that has been said to overlie the continent of Antarctica; analogous to the Greenland anticyclone.

Until the International Geophysical Year there had been insufficient observational evidence to either support or contradict this theory.

Court, A. 1951. Compendium of Meteorology. 918–922.


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