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1980). The seasonal extremes tend to occur at the same time each year with the annual minimum occurring in February (8 of 9 years analyzed) and the maximum occurring in either August or September (6 of 9 and 3 of 9 years, respectively) (Ropelewski, 1983 ) . The timing of the sea ice minima between the individual subregions shows little variation. All of the sectors exhibit sea ice extent minima in February, except for the South Indian Basin and Southeast Pacific regions which show January minima.

Teall ONunatak + \ \ + . ,' . . · \� + Con laur Int e rval 100 m e 1 e r s 160•E Figure 4-Bathymetric map of the west-central Ross Sea showing the Drygalski Trough. The trough was formed during glacial advances onto the continental shelf by the David Ice Stream. Deep troughs, aligned subparallel to the coast, occur in a more or less en echelon fashion around East Antarctica. These longitudinal tro ughs (Holtedahl, 1958) comprise the most pervasive topographic features of the shelf. , 1982). The troughs probably coincide with major tectonic features associated with continental rift­ ing.

Anderson 74•5 tso • £ \ I. I '- · · . I ·. ·.. I +( 7+ \;: �:;', . - Teall ONunatak + \ \ + . ,' . . · \� + Con laur Int e rval 100 m e 1 e r s 160•E Figure 4-Bathymetric map of the west-central Ross Sea showing the Drygalski Trough. The trough was formed during glacial advances onto the continental shelf by the David Ice Stream. Deep troughs, aligned subparallel to the coast, occur in a more or less en echelon fashion around East Antarctica. These longitudinal tro ughs (Holtedahl, 1958) comprise the most pervasive topographic features of the shelf.

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