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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory.

Great Britain. Antarctic Place-Names Committee.

Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory.

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English


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OCLC/WorldCa55915962


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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory. by Great Britain. Antarctic Place-Names Committee. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Supersedes the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and its three Supplements, prepared by the Antarctic Place-Names Committee.

Description: 35 pages ; 30 cm. Get this from a library. Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory. [Great Britain. Antarctic Place-Names Committee.] -- Alphabetical list of all names approved by the British Antarctic Commission up to the end of Decemberincluding 73 new names, 6 altered forms and two previously rejected and now approved.

Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. Author: H.M.S.O: Title: GAZETTEER OF THE BRITISH ANTARCTIC TERRITORY, SOUTH GEORGIA AND THE SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS. (2) In this Ordinance, "the Gazetteer" means, subject to section 3(3), the First Edition of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory, published by.

Abstract. The British Antarctic Territory was established on 3 Marchas a consequence of the entry into force of the Antarctic Treaty, to separate those areas of the then Falkland Islands Dependencies which lay within the Treaty area from those which did by: 3. Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id Feature type: Peak (2d) Origin.

This name originates from United is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id Feature type: Island Origin. This name originates from United is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id Feature type: Island. Origin. This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica. Names that other countries have for this feature.

The British Antarctic Territory is a sector of Antarctica claimed by the United Kingdom as one of its 14 British Overseas Territories, of which it is by far the largest by area. It comprises the region south of 60°S latitude and between longitudes 20°W and 80°W, forming a wedge shape that extends to the South Pole, overlapping the Antarctic claims of Argentina and Chile.

The Main base and administrative centre:. A complete list () of British Antarctic Territory stamps including souvenir sheets (miniature sheets)and booklets. All listed items are mint, never hinged (unmounted).

Catalog numbers are from the Scott catalog with updating from the Scott Stamp Monthly. The Commissioner for the British Antarctic Territory (BAT), is the head of government in the Antarctic Territory of the United Kingdom. As one of the British Overseas Territories, the commissioner is appointed by the monarch of the United Kingdom on the advice of the Foreign and Commonwealth ter: Elizabeth II, as Queen of the United.

Antarctic Place-names Committee (APC) considers proposals and makes recommendations for the British Antarctic Territory (BAT), South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

The UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (APC) considers proposals and makes recommendations for place names within the British Antarctic Territory (BAT); that area of the Antarctic south of 60°S and extending from 20°W to 80° APC also considers and recommends names for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

Following endorsement by the Commissioner of the British Antarctic. British Antarctic Territory: | | | |British Antarctic Territory|| | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias. The British Antarctic Territory is a sector of Antarctica claimed by the United Kingdom and is a British overseas territory.

It is a triangle in Antarctica from the South Pole to 60° S latitude between longitudes 20° W and 80° W. The Territory was formed on March 3,although the UK first claimed this part of the Antarctic in Beforethe area now covered by the Territory Flag: Coat of Arms.

The Australian Antarctic Territory (AAT) is a part of Antarctica administered by the Australian Antarctic Division, an agency of the federal Department of the Environment and Energy.

The territory's history dates to a claim on Enderby Land Calling code: + 1x. Country: British Antarctic Territory. Catalog #: 45aa (complete set). • Any faults such as thins, tears or pinholes that are not obvious from the picture are described above. Condition: Mint, Never Hinged. British Antarctic Scott # MNH.

The British Antarctic Territory (BAT) is a UK Overseas Territory administered in London by the Polar Regions Department of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.

British Indian Ocean Territory South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands British Antarctic Territory (in abeyance under Antarctic Treaty) Dependent territory Sovereign Base Areas of Dhekelia & Akrotiri (Cyprus) If you’re one of the people who would have trouble placing these names on a map, here’s a map.

British Antarctic Territory (23 words) See Former British Dependencies (British Antarctic Territory, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands).

Not Specified. The British Antarctic Territory (BAT) is a sector of Antarctica claimed by the United Kingdom as one of its 14 British Overseas Territories, of which it.

Abstract. The British Antarctic Territory was established on 3 Marchas a consequence of the entry into force of the Antarctic Treaty (see p. 60), to separate those areas of the then Falkland Islands Dependencies which lay within the Treaty area from those which did not (i.e. South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands see p.

).Author: Brian Hunter. found: Wikipedia, October 1, (The British Antarctic Territory (BAT) is a sector of Antarctica claimed by the United Kingdom as one of its 14 British Overseas Territories and is the largest. It comprises the region south of 60°S latitude and between longitudes 20°W and 80°W, forming a wedge shape that extends to the South Pole, overlapping the Antarctic.

Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id This name originates from United Kingdom, but is also called Sandau Nunatak (United States of America).

It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Great Britain. Antarctic Place-Names Committee. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Supersedes the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and its three Supplements; prepared by the Antarctic Place-Names.

Ireland, to take one example, became independent of Britain in and, quite obviously, is no longer considered to be within the British Empire by anyone. Note, also, that there is a difference between what is meant by "British Empire" and what is meant by the term, " British Commonwealth ".

A team of six accomplished American climbers are currently exploring Queen Maud Land, an otherworldly territory of Antarctica. Facing extreme and challenging conditions, the. This gazetteer lists antarctic names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names and by the Secretary of the Interior.

The Board is the interagency body created by law to standardize and promulgate geographic names for official purposes. As the official standard for names in Antarctica, the gazetteer assures accuracy and uniformity for the specialist and the.

The Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica (CGA) of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) is the authoritative international gazetteer containing all Antarctic toponyms published in national gazetteers, plus basic information about those names and the relevant geographical features.

A gazetteer is a geographical dictionary or directory used in conjunction with a map or atlas. It typically contains information concerning the geographical makeup, social statistics and physical features of a country, region, or continent. Content of a gazetteer can include a subject's location, dimensions of peaks and waterways, population, gross domestic product and literacy rate.

Same-sex marriage in the British Antarctic Territory, which is a sector of Antarctica and is one of the 14 British Overseas Territories, has been legal since 13 October Between 2 August and 30 Septembera consultation on a draft of a new marriage ordinance was conducted by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

History. According to Crampton's Observer's Book of Flags the British Antarctic Territory arms are "an embellished form" of the arms of the Falkland Islands Dependencies granted in This was when the Falkland Islands Dependencies still included British Antarctica and was a separate entity from the Falkland Islands proper.

When the British Antarctic Territory was founded in. The crest is a representation of the RRS Discovery, the research ship used by Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Shackleton on their first journey to the Antarctic. The motto is “Research and Discovery”, reflecting the aims of the British Antarctic Survey.

The coat of arms appears in the fly of the flag of the British Antarctic tment: Divided per pale and representing in Dexter a grassy Mount and in Sinister an ice Floe.

The British Antarctic Territory, first claimed informs a triangular wedge, with its apex at the south pole. It coverssq miles and has two permanently-manned scientific stations. The South Shetland Islands are a group of Antarctic islands with a total area of 3, square kilometres (1, sq mi).

They lie about kilometres (75 mi) north of the Antarctic Peninsula, and between kilometres ( mi) to kilometres ( mi) south-west from the nearest point of the South Orkney the Antarctic Treaty ofthe islands' sovereignty is Location: Antarctica. Elephant Island is an ice-covered, mountainous island off the coast of Antarctica in the outer reaches of the South Shetland Islands, in the Southern island is situated kilometres ( miles) north-northeast of the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, 1, kilometres ( miles) west-southwest of South Georgia, kilometres ( miles) south of the Falkland Location: Antarctica.

The UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee (or UK-APC) is a United Kingdom government committee, part of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, responsible for recommending names of geographical locations within the British Antarctic Territory (BAT) and the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI).

Such names are formally approved by the. History. Victoria Land was first claimed for Britain on 9 January and Britain claimed Enderby Land in Ina British imperial order transferred territory south of 60° S and between meridians E and 45 E to Australia.

On 13 FebruaryMawson Station was set was the first Australian station on the continent proper. Australia's claim to sovereignty over the. This is a manual of law and practice relating to the 14 remaining British overseas territories: Anguilla; Bermuda; British Antarctic Territory; British Indian Ocean Territory; Cayman Islands; Falkland Islands; Gibraltar; Montserrat; Pitcairn Islands; St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha; South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands; Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Cited by:.

Watch the three-part Britain's Treasure Islands documentary series on BBC FOUR, starting Tue 12 Apr (repeated Wed 13 Apr ). This mini-d.Get the best deals on First Day Cover Australian Antarctica Stamps when you shop the largest online selection at Free shipping on many items BRITISH ANTARCTIC TERRITORY FIRST DAY COVER, CONTINENTAL DRIFT.

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