British Antarctic Territory
geographical name islands & territories in the S Atlantic & in Antarctica administered by the British including South Orkney & South Shetland islands, Antarctic Peninsula, & Palmer Archipelago

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • British Antarctic Territory — British territory including that part of Antarctica between 20° and 80° west longitude, the South Orkney Islands, & the South Shetland Islands …   English World dictionary

  • British Antarctic Territory — Infobox country native name = conventional long name = British Antarctic Territory common name = British Antarctic Territory symbol type = Coat of arms national motto = Research and Discovery national anthem = God Save the Queen royal anthem =… …   Wikipedia

  • British Antarctic Territory — a British colony in the S Atlantic, comprising the South Shetland Islands, the South Orkney Islands, and Graham Land: formerly dependencies of the Falkland Islands. * * * ▪ territory, United Kingdom       a territory of the United Kingdom lying… …   Universalium

  • British Antarctic Territory — Territoire britannique antarctique British Antarctic Territory …   Wikipédia en Français

  • British Antarctic Territory — Brit′ish Antarc′tic Ter′ritory n. geg a British colony in the S Atlantic, comprising the South Shetland Islands, the South Orkney Islands, and Graham Land: formerly dependencies of the Falkland Islands …   From formal English to slang

  • British Antarctic Territory — a British colony in the S Atlantic, comprising the South Shetland Islands, the South Orkney Islands, and Graham Land: formerly dependencies of the Falkland Islands …   Useful english dictionary

  • British Antarctic Territory — noun a colony in the south Atlantic created in 1962 from certain of the Falkland Islands Dependencies and comprising the South Shetland Islands, the South Orkney Islands and Graham Land …   Australian English dictionary

  • Commissioner of the British Antarctic Territory — The flag of the Commissioner of the British Antarctic Territory This is a list of High Commissioners and Commissioners of the British Antarctic Territory (BAT), the area of Antarctica claimed by the United Kingdom. The British Antarctic Territory …   Wikipedia

  • Coat of arms of the British Antarctic Territory — The coat of arms of the British Antarctic Territory were first granted in 1952, when the territory was still a dependency of the Falkland Islands (along with South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands). The arms consist of a shield bearing a… …   Wikipedia

  • Flag of the British Antarctic Territory — The Flag of the British Antarctic Territory was granted in 1963, a year after the British Antarctic Territory was created. Previously the Territory was a part of the Falkland Islands Dependencies and used the same flag.The flag is a white ensign… …   Wikipedia

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