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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
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.
(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).
As well as the island of Jersey itself, it also includes the uninhabited islands of Minquiers and EcrAhous.