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Terres australes et antarctiques françaises


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    • us: Territoire des terres australes et antarctiques françaises
    • us: TAAF
    • us: French Southern and Antarctic Lands
    • us: Territory of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands
    • us: French Antarctica and Southern Lands
    • us: French Southern and Antarctic Territories
    • us: Southern and Antarctic Territories
    • us: French Southern Lands
    • us: Terres australes françaises
    • us: French Southern Territories
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    • found: Comité national français pour les recherches antarctiques. CNFRA, 1962-
    • found: BGN 5-31-67 (Territoire des terres australes et antarctiques françaises. Info. only. Name not recommended. Fr. name for "French Southern and Antarctic Lands." Fr. claim & name not recognized by U.S.)
    • found: BGN 6-26-91 (Territory of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands [conventional form]; [French Southern and Antarctic Lands=brief]; Territoire des terres australes et antarctiques franc̜aises [French form]; [Terres australes et antarctiques franc̜aises=brief]; first-order administrative division; 43°S, 67°E; variants: French Antarctica and Southern Lands, French Southern and Antarctic Territories, Southern and Antarctic Territories; disclaimer notes: 1) the U.S. does not recognize sovereignty in Antarctica; therefore, Terre Adélie (the French-claimed sector) is excluded from this entity; 2) the U.S. does not recognize any claims to sovereignty in Antarctica or the territory south of 60°South Latitude, either for itself or by any other country)
    • found: Statesman's yrbk., 1990/91: p. 510 (Southern and Antarctic Territories; Terres australes et antarctiques franca̜ises; Territory of the TAAF est. 1955; comprises Kerguelen and Crozet archipelagoes, Saint Paul and Amsterdam islands, and Terre Adélie)
    • found: Wikipedia, October 3, 2015: French Southern and Antarctic Lands (The French Southern and Antarctic Lands (French: Terres australes et antarctiques françaises, TAAF), in full the Territory of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands (French: Territoire des Terres australes et antarctiques françaises) is an overseas territory (French: Territoire d'outre-mer or TOM) of France. It consists of: Kerguelen Islands (Archipel des Kerguelen), a group of volcanic islands in the southern Indian Ocean, southeast of Africa, approximately equidistant between Africa, Antarctica and Australia; St. Paul and Amsterdam islands (Îles Saint Paul et Amsterdam), a group to the north of Kerguelen; Crozet Islands (Îles Crozet), a group in the southern Indian Ocean, south of Madagascar; Adélie Land (Terre Adélie), the French claim on the continent of Antarctica; the Scattered Islands (Îles Éparses), a dispersed group of islands around the coast of Madagascar. The territory is also called the French Southern Lands (French: Terres australes françaises) or French Southern Territories. The latter excludes Adélie Land and Scattered Islands, where French sovereignty is not widely recognized or disputed by another state. The lands are not connected to France Antarctique, a former French colony in Brazil; 49.250°S 69.167°E)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Qualify entities within the Antarctic portion of the territory by "(Antarctica)"; qualify entities outside Antarctica by the heading for the territory.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1982-10-15: new
    • 2015-10-05: revised
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