Australian Antarctic Territory


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Australian Antarctic Territory

n
(Placename) the area of Antarctica, other than Adélie Land, that is claimed by Australia (claims are suspended under the Antarctic Treaty), lying south of latitude 60°S and between longitudes 45°E and 160°E
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Bathie C and Pett J (2019a) Notes on the ascidian component of a marine benthos survey in Australian Antarctic Territory. The Victorian Naturalist 136, 16-20.
This claim then became the responsibility of Australia through the passing of the Australian Antarctic Territory Acceptance Act in June 1933.
While enforcement of Australian law prohibiting whaling offshore the Australian Antarctic Territory remains problematic because of Japan's refusal to recognise the legitimacy of Australia's territorial claim, there are options open to Australia to pursue Japan in international courts over whether its actions are consistent with international law.
The experiment has also taught us many scientific lessons to help us conduct similar experiments elsewhere in the Australian Antarctic Territory.'

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