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South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands


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  • Variants

    • South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
    • SGSSI
    • Falkland Islands Dependencies
    • Islas Georgias del Sur
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

        Territory
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        British overseas territory
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        Dependency
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        (aat) Overseas territories
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        (lcsh) Great Britain--Territories and possessions
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  • Sources

    • found: Its The South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands gazette, June 1990.
    • found: National Geographic atlas of the world, 1990:p. 123 (Once part of the Falkland group, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands are now a separate British dependency)
    • found: Statesman's yrbk., 1992/93:p. 1207 (South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands; under the new constitution which came into force on 3 Oct. 1985 the territories ceased to be dependencies of the Falkland Islands)
    • found: The world factbook, via WWW, September 9, 2015(South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (overseas territory of the UK, also claimed by Argentina; conventional long form: South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands; conventional short form: South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands; abbreviation: SGSSI; Dependency status: overseas territory of the UK, also claimed by Argentina; administered from the Falkland Islands by a commissioner, who is concurrently governor of the Falkland Islands, representing Queen Elizabeth II; 54 30 S, 37 00 W)
    • found: Wikipedia, September 9, 2015(South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI) is a British overseas territory in the southern Atlantic Ocean; consists of South Georgia and a chain of smaller islands known as the South Sandwich Islands; the territory of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands was formed in 1985; previously it had been governed as part of the Falkland Islands Dependencies. Argentina claimed South Georgia in 1927 and claimed the South Sandwich Islands in 1938; 54°15ʹS 36°45ʹW)
    • found: GEOnet names server, September 9, 2015(South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (approved); South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (approved); South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (short); variants: Falkland Islands Dependencies; Islas Georgias del Sur; dependent political entity; 56°00ʹ00ʺS, 033°00ʹ00ʺW (-56, -33))
  • Change Notes

    • 1991-10-19: new
    • 2015-10-03: revised
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