British Antarctic Territory

British Antarctic Territory
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The British Antarctic Territory mainly comprises the Antarctic continental area situated 60° lat. S, 20-80° long. W, the South Orkney Islands (750 km², a volcanic archipelago in the Weddell Sea) and the South Shetland Islands (4622 km², a volcanic archipelago extending for over 500 km between the Antarctic Peninsula and Tierra del Fuego).