British Antarctic Territory


a colony in the south Atlantic created in 1962 from certain of the Falkland Islands Dependencies and comprising the South Shetland Islands, the South Orkney Islands and Graham Land.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • British Antarctic Territory — geographical name islands & territories in the S Atlantic & in Antarctica administered by the British including South Orkney & South Shetland islands, Antarctic Peninsula, & Palmer Archipelago …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • British Antarctic Territory — a British colony in the S Atlantic, comprising the South Shetland Islands, the South Orkney Islands, and Graham Land: formerly dependencies of the Falkland Islands …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Coat of arms of the British Antarctic Territory — The coat of arms of the British Antarctic Territory were first granted in 1952, when the territory was still a dependency of the Falkland Islands (along with South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands). The arms consist of a shield bearing a… …   Wikipedia

  • Flag of the British Antarctic Territory — The Flag of the British Antarctic Territory was granted in 1963, a year after the British Antarctic Territory was created. Previously the Territory was a part of the Falkland Islands Dependencies and used the same flag.The flag is a white ensign… …   Wikipedia

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