Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
British Antarctic Territory (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
British Antarctic Territory (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Territory
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
all islands and territories (c.1710000km 2) between 20°W and 80 W, S of 60 S. Falklands Islands' Dependency, referring to this region only (Mill, 1934, map p.131). The S part of the former Falkland Islands Dependencies (Hattersley-Smith, 1980b, p.5, 38) was named British Antarctic Territory and constituted as a separate colony by Order in Council dated 26 February 1962, following its inclusion in the Antarctic Treaty area in 1961 (Great Britain. Privy Council, 1962; APC, 1962, p.7; DOS 813 British Antarctic Territory sheet, 1963).
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