South Sandwich Islands
geographical name islands S Atlantic SE of South Georgia Island area 120 square miles (312 square kilometers); administered by Britain

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands — n. islands in the South Atlantic Ocean that are a dependent territory of the UK …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • History of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands — The history of the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is relatively recent. When European explorers found the islands, they were uninhabited, and their hostile climate, mountainous terrain, and remoteness made subsequent settlement… …   Wikipedia

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