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Does any Nation have any rights
over Antarctica continent ?

Tags: nation, rights over antarctica continent
Asked by sitapati rao, 26 Mar '08 08:49 pm
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Currently there are seven claimant nations who maintain a territorial claim on eight territories in Antarctica. These countries have tended to site their scientific observation and study facilities in Antarctica within their claimed territory.

The claimants are:
UK
Australia (two territories)
New Zealand
France
Argentina
Chile
Norway
Answered by Shahryar Pax, 26 Mar '08 10:46 pm

 
  
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This continent is unique - it has no state borders and scientists ... does Antarctica ... have registered steady increase in temperatures due to global worming..
Answered by Mrinalendra Banerjee, 26 Mar '08 08:51 pm

 
  
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It took me a while to collect this information for you but I feel was worth the effort:


Antarctica is the only continent with no nations. While seven nations (not including the United States) have made claims to Antarctica, no single nation controls any part of the continent. The Antarctic Treaty governs the actions of people in Antarctica.
The 12 nations The Governments of Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Chile, the French Republic, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, the Union of South Africa, The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America, signed the Antarctic Treaty on 1 December 1959 at Washington, D.C. The Treaty entered into force on 23 June 1961; the 12 signatories became the original 12 consultative nations.

As of May 2000, 15 additional nations (Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Ecuador, Finland, Germany, India, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Peru, Republic of Korea, Sweden, Spain, and Uruguay) have ...more
Answered by gem mina, 28 Mar '08 07:46 am

 
  
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