French Southern and Antarctic Lands

What is French Southern and Antarctic Lands known for?


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cspecies 1103800.htm Stamps (for French Southern and Antarctic Territory (French Southern and Antarctic Lands), South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands) *Blue Petrel videos on the Internet Bird Collection - French Southern and Antarctic Lands Overseas territory (Overseas territories of France) of France. Only the Îles Éparses are considered part of the African continent


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district is headed by a district chief, who has powers similar to those of a French mayor (including recording births and deaths and being an officer of judicial police (Police in France)). Because there is no permanent population, there is no elected assembly, nor does the territory send representatives to the national parliament. Geography File:TAAF-CIA WFB Map.png thumb 300px Map of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands.


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of the prefect (Prefectures in France) of Réunion since the independence of Madagascar in 1960. France maintains a military garrison of around 14 troops on each of the islands in the Mozambique Channel that are claimed by Madagascar. The Glorioso Islands are also claimed by the Comoros, while Mauritius claims Tromelin Island. - ''''' Glorioso Islands''''' This territory is part of the widely dispersed French

. It is an important breeding site for seabirds. A scientific research cabin on the island is used for scientific or ecological short campaigns, but there is no permanent population. It is under the authority of a senior administrator on Réunion. However, in 2007 Mauritian (Mauritius) authorities indicated that they are exploring a potential claim on both Île Saint-Paul and Île Amsterdam. http: www.gov.mu portal goc assemblysite file pnqans06nov07.pdf ref>


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JORFTEXT000018048991&fastPos 1&fastReqId 2007253908&categorieLien id&oldAction rechTexte Décret du 31 janvier 2008 relatif à l'administration de l'île de Clipperton . It has overseas countries and territories status within the European Union. Overseas Départements and Territories use 3-digit codes starting with : 971 (Guadeloupe), 972 (Martinique), 973 (French Guiana), 974 (Réunion), 975 (Saint-Pierre and Miquelon), 976 (Mayotte), 984 ( French


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by ''Astrolabe (Astrolabe (ship))'' sailing out of Hobart in Tasmania. However, the territory has a merchant marine fleet totaling (in 1999) 2,892,911 GRT (Gross Register Tonnage) , including seven bulk carriers, five cargo ships, ten chemical tankers, nine container ships, six liquefied gas carriers, 24 petroleum tankers, one refrigerated cargo ship, and ten roll-on roll-off (RORO) carriers. This fleet is maintained as a subset of the French


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Southern and Antarctic Lands: seepublications the-world-factbook geos fs.html CIA World Factbook The '''French Southern and Antarctic Lands''' ( , '''TAAF'''), in full the '''Territory of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands'''

style guide publisher Publications Office date 2008-06-12 ( ''), a group of volcanic (volcano) islands in the southern Indian Ocean, southeast of Africa, approximately equidistant

Reef :'' DR Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo) ''American Samoa:'' Niger, Nigeria - The French Southern and Antarctic Territories (French Southern and Antarctic Lands) (which include the French Scattered Islands in the Indian Ocean) is a French Overseas Territory but have no permanent population.


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Lands , although not all nations have given it diplomatic recognition. Legal fishing France severely regulates Patagonian toothfish in the waters surrounding the French islands in the South Indian Ocean (French Southern and Antarctic Lands) (Crozet Island, Kerguelen Islands), with scientific oversight from the National museum of natural history (Muséum national d'histoire naturelle) Arrêté 2008-62 du 23 juillet 2008, Journal officiel des Terres australes et


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style guide publisher Publications Office date 2008-06-12 ( ''), a group of volcanic (volcano) islands in the southern Indian Ocean, southeast of Africa, approximately equidistant

australes et antarctiques françaises'', or ''TAAF''; are a group of islands of the Southern Ocean , about equidistant between Africa, Antarctica, and Australia along with a narrow strip of Antarctica, known as Adelie land. Regions right (Image:French Southern and Antarctic Lands-CIA WFB Map (2004).png) *Kerguelen (''Archipel des Kerguelen''), a group of volcanic islands in the southern Indian Ocean, southeast of Africa, approximately

of Madagascar. Understand The Southern Lands consist of two near-polar archipelagos, Iles Crozet and Iles Kerguelen, and two volcanic islands, Ile Amsterdam and Ile Saint-Paul. They have no permanent inhabitants and are visited only by researchers studying the native fauna. The "Antarctic Lands" portion consists of Adelie Land, a thin slice of the Antarctic continent discovered and claimed by the French in 1840, and set aside by the Antarctic Treaty. Get in By plane


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of the prefect (Prefectures in France) of Réunion since the independence of Madagascar in 1960. France maintains a military garrison of around 14 troops on each of the islands in the Mozambique Channel that are claimed by Madagascar. The Glorioso Islands are also claimed by the Comoros, while Mauritius claims Tromelin Island. - ''''' Glorioso Islands''''' This territory is part of the widely dispersed French

. It is an important breeding site for seabirds. A scientific research cabin on the island is used for scientific or ecological short campaigns, but there is no permanent population. It is under the authority of a senior administrator on Réunion. However, in 2007 Mauritian (Mauritius) authorities indicated that they are exploring a potential claim on both Île Saint-Paul and Île Amsterdam. http: www.gov.mu portal goc assemblysite file pnqans06nov07.pdf ref>

French Southern and Antarctic Lands

The '''French Southern and Antarctic Lands''' ( ) of France. It consists of:

# Kerguelen Islands ('' ''), a group of volcanic (volcano) islands in the southern Indian Ocean, southeast of Africa, approximately equidistant between Africa, Antarctica and Australia; # St. Paul (Île Saint-Paul) and Amsterdam (Île Amsterdam) islands ('' ''), a group to the north of Kerguelen; # Crozet Islands ('' ''), a group in the southern Indian Ocean, south of Madagascar; # Adélie Land ('' ''), the French claim on the continent of Antarctica; # the Scattered Islands (Scattered Islands in the Indian Ocean) ('' ''), a dispersed group of islands around the coast of Madagascar.

The territory is also called the '''French Southern Lands''' ( ) or '''French Southern Territories'''. The latter excludes Adélie Land and Scattered Islands (Scattered Islands in the Indian Ocean), where French sovereignty is not widely recognized (Diplomatic recognition) or disputed by another state. The lands are not connected to France Antarctique, a former French colony in Brazil.

The territory has no permanent civilian population. Those resident consist of visiting military personnel, officials, scientific researchers and support staff.

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