British Antarctic Territory

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British Antarctic Territory

A British territory of the extreme Southern Hemisphere, including the South Orkney Islands and South Shetland Islands in the southern Atlantic Ocean and Graham Land on the Antarctic Peninsula.

British Antarctic Territory

n
(Placename) a UK Overseas Territory in the S Atlantic (claims are suspended under the Antarctic Treaty): created in 1962 and consisting of the South Shetland Islands, the South Orkney Islands, and Graham Land; formerly part of the Falkland Islands Dependencies

Brit′ish Antarc′tic Ter′ritory


n.
a British colony in the S Atlantic, comprising the South Shetland Islands, the South Orkney Islands, and Graham Land: formerly dependencies of the Falkland Islands.
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