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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Her marriage was the first since the British Antarctic Territory (BAT) marriage law was reformed in 2016 to make it easier for marriages to be arranged in the Territory.
Her marriage was the first since the British Antarctic Territory marriage law was reformed in 2016 to make it easier for marriages to be arranged there.
The 2015 YGOTY competition was kindly supported by the British Antarctic Territory, Cotswold Outdoors, Esri UK, Ordnance Survey, Stanfords and Philip's.
Beryl Black, from Mossley Hill, will be travelling to St Paul's Cathedral where the service will take place for all those who lost their lives exploring the British Antarctic Territory.
The British claim would extend from the boundaries of the British Antarctic Territory, a land Britain first claimed in 1908, and would conflict with claims by both Argentina and Chile.
Overseas countries and territories of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Anguilla, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Montserrat, Pitcairn, Saint Helena and Dependencies, British Antarctic Territory, British Indian Ocean Territory, Turks and Caicos Islands, British Virgin Islands.
It exploits research outcomes, engages with the public, provides expert independent advice to the British Government and other stakeholders, and helps to discharge the UK~s responsibilities under the Antarctic Treaty System and to administer British Antarctic Territory.
30There are 11 postcodes to cover British overseas territories including British Antarctic Territory (BIQQ 1ZZ), Gibraltar (GX11 1AA) and the Falkland Islands (FIQQ 1ZZ).
The UK's territorial claim for the Antarctic Peninsula, the region known as the British Antarctic Territory, is the oldest in Antarctica, dating back to 1908, and covers the region between 20 [degrees]W and 80 [degrees]W.
British Antarctic Territory - - this has no indigenous population.

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