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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

Great Britain. Antarctic Place-Names Committee.

Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

by Great Britain. Antarctic Place-Names Committee.

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Published by H.M. Stationery Off. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Georgia (South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands),
  • Sandwich Land,
  • British Antarctic Territory
    • Subjects:
    • South Georgia (South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands) -- Gazetteers.,
    • Sandwich Land -- Gazetteers.,
    • British Antarctic Territory -- Gazetteers.

    • Edition Notes

      Supersedes the committee"s Gazetteer of the Falkland Islands dependencies, 2d ed., issued Sept. 23, 1962. Incorporates all subsequent decisions through Oct. 1962.

      GenreGazetteers.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF3031 .G74 1962
      The Physical Object
      Pagination34p.
      Number of Pages34
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6001336M
      LC Control Number66039983
      OCLC/WorldCa1628557

      Heinemann, , Softcover, Book Condition: As New, A lithograph taken from Derek Hudson's 'Arthur Rackham: His Life and Work", published by Heinemann in Some minor roughness along one page edge caused by removal from binding, in all other regards an excellent copy, clean and unmarked with no encroachments or signs of wear to the.   United Kingdom, including the Channel Islands, Gibraltar, Isle of Man and the Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia, and excluding Anguilla, the British Antarctic Territory, the British Indian Ocean Territory, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, the Falkland Islands, Montserrat, Pitcairn, Saint Helena and.

      Random House, , Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, Book Club BCE. Light discoloring and wear; a sound binding; very good shape. the jacket has some chips, tears and discoloring. On 11 March , the Falkland Island Dependencies (constituted in , divided in into British Antarctic Territory and South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands) were granted arms by Royal Warrant: Arms: Per fess wavy barry, wavy of six Argent and Azure, and Argent on a Pile Gules, a Torch enflamed proper.

      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 Before , the area now covered by the Territory. It is South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands listed as GS. South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands - How is South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands abbreviated? (book series) GS: Gigasample (audio) GS: Grand British Antarctic Territory, British Indian Ocean Territory.


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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands by Great Britain. Antarctic Place-Names Committee. Download PDF EPUB FB2

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI) is a British Overseas Territory in the southern Atlantic is a remote and inhospitable collection of islands, consisting of South Georgia and a chain of smaller islands known as the South Sandwich Islands. South Georgia is kilometres ( mi) long and 35 kilometres (22 mi) wide and is by far the largest island in the l and largest settlement: King Edward Point.

Get this from a library. Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. [Great Britain. Antarctic Place-Names Committee.]. Diversity Flag through Antarctic Animals – Credit: Huw Griffiths.

This week the Government of the British Antarctic Territory (BAT) and the Government of South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI) will celebrate the contribution of LGBTQ+ people by declaring 18 November as Pride Day in the Territories.

South Georgia, mountainous barren island in the South Atlantic Ocean, miles (1, km) east-southeast of the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas).

The island is part of the British overseas territory of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, although Argentina also claims the territory. Melchior Harbour (Melchior Islands) British Antarctic Territory Location: 64° 19' 22" S 62° 59' 11" W between Alpha Island and Delta Island to N, and Gamma Island to S, E of Beta Island and Kappa Island, and W of The Sound, Melchior Islands (q.v.), Dallmann Bay, Palmer Archipelago, was roughly charted by Discovery Investigations in and so named in association with the islands.

This week the Government of the British Antarctic Territory (BAT) and the Government of South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI) will celebrate the contribution of LGBTQ+ people by declaring 18 November as Pride Day in the Territories.

The declaration demonstrates a commitment to support and enhance Diversity in Polar Science. Population. With the exceptions of the British Antarctic Territory and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (which host only officials and research station staff) and the British Indian Ocean Territory (used as a military base), the Territories retain permanent civilian populations.

Permanent residency for the approximately 7, civilians living in the Sovereign. Antarctic Place-names Committee (APC) considers proposals and makes recommendations for the British Antarctic Territory (BAT), South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. British Antarctic Territory, the British Indian Ocean Territory and South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands do not have permanent populations.

They are governed by an FCO official who serves as. About. South Georgia lies km SE of the Falkland Islands, and the South Sandwich Islands (SSI) a further km SE. South Georgia is mountainous with many glaciers, permanent ice covering almost half of its total land-area of km of the old whaling station at Grytviken has been converted into the South Georgia Museum.

Status of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI) used to be a dependency of the Falkland Islands, but sinceunder the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands Order, was formed as a separate British Overseas Territory, under a Commissioner who is at the same time, Governor of the Falkland Islands.

South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands are an overseas territory of the United Kingdom claimed by are in the southern part of the Atlantic territory was started inbefore that it was classed as part of the Falkland islands do not have a native population, but in they had around 20 people on the islands.

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI) is a British overseas territory in the southern Atlantic Ocean. It is a remote and inhospitable collection of islands, consisting of South Georgia and a chain of smaller islands, known as the South Sandwich Islands.

South Georgia. Sincethe Dependencies have been replaced by two separate territories, the British Antarctic Territory and the territory of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the existing law continuing to apply unless amended or repealed by local Ordinances.

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, a territory of the United Kingdom lying southeast of South America, extending from the Atlantic Ocean on the east to the Pacific Ocean on the west.

Triangular in shape, it has an area (mostly ocean) of 2, square miles (5, square km), bounded by the South Pole (south), latitude 60° S (north), and by longitudes 20° W (east) and 80° W. 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. The APC also considers and recommends names for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. Following endorsement by the Commissioner of the British Antarctic Territory, Ben Merrick, and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Nigel Phillips CBE, names can then be used in reports, publications, maps and : Chief Executive at UK.

King Edward Point (also known as KEP) is a permanent British Antarctic Survey research station on South Georgia and is the capital of the British Overseas Territory of South Georgia and the South.

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (27 words) See Former British Dependencies (British Antarctic Territory, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands). Not Specified. The nature of the rocks caused the scientists to postulate that the islands were the remnants of a once larger landmass including Patagonia and Tierra Del Fuego, they are now know to be part of the Scotia Arc that reaches from there through South Georgia, the South Sandwich Islands, the South Orkneys and connects with the Antarctic Peninsula.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).

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