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southernmost

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj southernmost situated farthest south "Key West is the southernmost city in the continental United States"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Key West, Florida is the southernmost point in the continental United States. South Point, Hawaii is the country's southernmost point overall.
    • a Southernmost Farthest south.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • southernmost Furthest toward the south.
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Usage

In literature:

At the Bluff in New Zealand people show the stranger the southernmost gas-lamp in the world.
"Recollections" by David Christie Murray
The third and southernmost of the Despenser graves is that of Isabelle, Countess of Warwick, Abergavenny, Worcester, and Albemarle.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Abbey Church of Tewkesbury" by H. J. L. J. Massé
She steamed by the southernmost shoal, and was passing the second when Darrin was called to the bridge by Ensign Ormsby.
"Dave Darrin After The Mine Layers" by H. Irving Hancock
The brig was then kept away, in order to run down to the southernmost extremity of our station.
"Tales of the Sea" by W.H.G. Kingston
The river with the long name is the southernmost of three streams which fall into a deep bay full of islets, called Charlotte Harbour.
"In the Wilds of Florida" by W.H.G. Kingston
Mr Bascomb, you see that dark object just opening out over the southernmost end of Tierra Bomba?
"Two Gallant Sons of Devon" by Harry Collingwood
These two southernmost constellations never rise much above the horizon for France and England.
"Astronomy for Amateurs" by Camille Flammarion
The southernmost contains a fragment of old glass, bearing the words 'Jhesu mercy.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ripon" by Cecil Walter Charles Hallett
Let us, then, inquire what was the position of the southernmost constellations when fully seen above the southern horizon at midnight.
"Myths and Marvels of Astronomy" by Richard A. Proctor
At that time one of the chief rendezvous of the pirates was the little island of San Jose, one of the southernmost of the Bahama group.
"Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates" by Howard I. Pyle
The flood, tearing over the bridge, descended upon these works and tore the southernmost end of them to pieces.
"The Johnstown Horror" by James Herbert Walker
Avignon was my southernmost limit, after which I was to turn round and proceed back to England.
"A Little Tour in France" by Henry James
A run of a hundred and fifty miles directly south brings us to Cape Comorin, the southernmost point of India.
"India, Its Life and Thought" by John P. Jones
In December the Moon reaches the most northern point of its course, and in June the southernmost.
"The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost'" by Thomas Orchard
This was an important victory for the southernmost Russian army.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 8)"
We had now reached the southernmost extremity of the great ice barrier.
"The Gods of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Punta Arenas was the southernmost point of the continental mass.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, August 1930" by Various
Next morning I sighted the southernmost of the Kamenni Islands.
"Farthest North" by Fridtjof Nansen
His eyes took in a long, wide valley, of which the ridge where he hung was the southernmost barrier.
"The Passing of Ku Sui" by Anthony Gilmore
A source of tension between Albania and Greece has been the status of Albania's two southernmost districts.
"Area Handbook for Albania" by Eugene K. Keefe
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In news:

Located near the halfway point between Los Angeles and Phoenix, alongside a steady stream of speeding cars on the I-10 freeway, America's southernmost intercontinental highway, the Coachella Valley has always been transitory place.
It has been said, however, that this southernmost of New York's five boroughs is also its most neighborly.
A Swallow-tailed Gull prepares to take flight on Española, the southernmost of the Galápagos Islands.
If you're root for the southernmost team, it's OK to be upset that today marks the end of the Major League Baseball season in Chicago.
Take a peek behind America's southernmost craft brewery.
Did you know South Florida is home to the southernmost brewery and winery in the United States.
Southernmost Art and Literary Portraits.
Rancho Mission Viejo's southernmost section still on the bubble.
Cruise through Canada's Southernmost Territory, July 4 – 11.
Cruise through Canada's Southernmost Territory, July 4 – 11.
Mike Leach taking a break in Southernmost City.
Southernmost Point and the streets of Key West.
SOUTHERNMOST And Other Stories.
Comedian Mark Malkoff had a goal in mind: to be carried by complete strangers from the southernmost part of Manhattan to the northern most part.
A traffic signal along the southernmost portion of the North-South Arterial (Routes 5-12) in New Hartford is under study for removal.
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In science:

We investigated the usefulness of this relation by considering the subset of ∼ 100 galaxies found in the part of the APM Galaxy Survey equatorial extension which overlaps with the Southernmost region of CfA2 (The S+3 sample of Marzke et al., 1994).
On the CCD Calibration of Zwicky galaxy magnitudes & The Properties of Nearby Field Galaxies
This paper complements Paper XII in The Solar Neighborhood series, which covered the region from δ = −90◦ to −47◦ and discussed all 147 new systems from the southernmost phase of the search.
The Solar Neighborhood XV: Discovery of New High Proper Motion Stars with mu >= 0.4"/yr between Declinations -47 degrees and 00 degrees
The assumption is, of course, that proper motion is directly related to distance. A complementary plot can be found in Figure 5 of Paper XII for the southernmost portion of the SCR survey.
The Solar Neighborhood XV: Discovery of New High Proper Motion Stars with mu >= 0.4"/yr between Declinations -47 degrees and 00 degrees
The northern- and westernmost uncircled sources are known Seyfert 1 galaxies; the southernmost is an unidentified RASS source (see text).
Upper Limits on the X-ray Emission of "Uranium" Stars
We speculate that we are seeing a similar effect in the A cloud; the southernmost parts have not collapsed as far as the northern (lower -l) region.
Collapse and Fragmentation in Finite Sheets
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