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    Antarctica Transnational Issues - 2004
    http://www.immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/antarctica/antarctica_issues.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international:
      Antarctic Treaty freezes claims (see Antarctic Treaty Summary in Government type entry); sections (some overlapping) claimed by Argentina, Australia, Chile, France, NZ, Norway, and UK; the US and most other states do not recognize the territorial claims of other states and have made no claims themselves (the US and Russia reserve the right to do so); no claims have been made in the sector between 90 degrees west and 150 degrees west; several states with land claims in Antarctica have expressed their intention to submit data to the UN Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf to extend their continental shelf claims to adjoining undersea ridges


      NOTE: The information regarding Antarctica on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Antarctica Transnational Issues 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Antarctica Transnational Issues 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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