British Antarctic Territory


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British Antarctic Territory

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
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Anguilla, Bermuda, the British Antarctic Territory, British Indian Ocean Territory, Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, St Helena, Pitcairn, Gibraltar, Falklands and dependencies South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, and Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands
The Commissioner of The British Antarctic Territory would like to thank all agencies that submitted their tenders for the recently advertised BAT philatelic contract.
Her visit coincided with a chunk of the British Antarctic Territory being named Queen Elizabeth Land to mark her reign.
The islands are part of the British Antarctic Territory.
Nick Sanders, senior magistrate for the Falklands and coroner with responsibility for British Antarctic Territory, will hold an inquest in due course, the Foreign Office said.

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