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Antarctica a sovereign continent

Antarctica a sovereign continent desired by many countries

Antarctica a sovereign continent with no ownership? Several countries claim large portions of this territory Is Antarctica a sovereign continent?  And why many countries claim lands on it? The fourth largest continent on the planet has many untapped resources that are of interest to emerging powers and nations. There are currently eight countries claiming control …

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The Antarctic Lands Organization ALO

The Antarctic Lands Organization ALO

The Antarctic Lands Organization ALO groups together Principalities and territories included in the 2007 claim of Antarcticland, to the United Nations. The principalities of Antarcticland, Canisteo, King, New Malta, Thurston, and West Antarctic, on the Antarctic peninsula, which includes Alexander I Island and the adjacent archipelago, the historical and inalienable possession of Prince Gottlieb, regent …

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Postage stamps of Antarctica

Postage stamps of Antarctica

Postage stamps of Antarctica can be of significant value for philately lovers Postage stamps of Antarctica commemorate relevant historical events, atmospheric phenomena, in addition to Antarctica’s flora and fauna. Said issues have been produced, primarily, by countries claiming sovereignty over certain parts of the Antarctic continent. The Principality of Antarcticland does not have a postal …

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What is the Antarctic Treaty and what does it establish?

What is the Antarctic Treaty and what does it establish?

The Antarctic Treaty came into force in 1959 and was originally signed by 13 countries, to which Antarcticland never acceded The purpose of the Antarctic Treaty was to avoid further disputes over Antarctic sovereignty. Six decades later, the Treaty is still in force along with the demands of at least seven countries that claim ownership …

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