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Minquiers,

Great Britain: see Channel IslandsChannel Islands,
archipelago (2015 est. pop. 164,000), 75 sq mi (194 sq km), 10 mi (16 km) off the coast of Normandy, France, in the English Channel. The main islands are Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, and Sark, and there are several smaller islands, including Herm, Jethou, and
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the dispositive of the Minquiers and Ecrehos case is undoubted; it is
Although the scheme is being built just outside of Jerseys territorial waters, it is thought the turbines could be visible from some parts of the south coast on a clear day and are just 3.7 miles from the Minquiers the most southerly point of the Bailiwick.
1, 1998, a deserted British island in the English Channel called Les Minquiers was invaded by a commando of six marines on a sailing ship from the Kingdom of Patagonia.
Cabria entonces plantearse la aplicacion de dos precedentes: en primer lugar la del asunto Haya de la Torre (19) en virtud de la cual la aceptacion de hechos por cortesia u oportunidad politica no equivaldrian en ningun modo a un reconocimiento (20); y el asunto de las Islas Minquiers y Ecrehos (21) mediante la cual no se puede considerar como prueba suficiente de la intencionalidad de un gobierno para la obtencion de un titulo de soberania ni manifestacion de autoridad estatal la asuncion de servicios electricos, efectuacion de visitas oficiales o la edificacion de construcciones por parte del estado reclamante (en alusion a la construccion del aerodromo, sobre el que se realizo la oportuna protesta por escrito el 1 de mayo de 1940).
(89.) See Minquiers and Ecrehos (Fr./U.K.), Judgment, 1953 I.C.J.
(41) And sometimes even earlier, see, e.g., Minquiers and Ecrehos (France/UK), Judgment [1953] ICJ 47 (n.d.).
of the Minquiers and Ecrehos groups," (114) which are located between France and the British Island of Jersey.
867; The Minquiers and Ecrehos Case (France/United Kingdom), 1953 International Court of Justice 47; Land, Island, and Maritime Frontier Dispute (El Salvador/ Honduras; Nicaragua intervening), 1992 International Court of Justice 351.
Compagnie des Minquiers, part of Guernsey-based investment group Boussard & Gavaudan Holding, said it had agreed to buy a controlling stake in French food processor Cofigeo (EPA:GEOF).
Identically, the decision rendered in the case Minquiers et des Ecrehous has been invoked by the Cassation Court in the case Buchanon (32).
El reino de Patagonia ahora tiene una bandera y una capital, Port-Tounens, situada en el archipielago deshabitado de las Minquiers en lo que el llama Patagonia-septentrional.
As well as the island of Jersey itself, it also includes the uninhabited islands of Minquiers and EcrAhous.