Key: 2150  
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Group: British
Volume: 18
Issued: 106 Stamps / dead country
  
  
 

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Area - 1,700,000 sq.km
A former Dependency, located in the south Atlantic Ocean and part of Antarctica.
Several territories and islands proclaimed as dependencies of FALKLAND ISLANDS
in 1908: SOUTH GEORGIA, SOUTH ORKNEYS, SOUTH SHETLANDS, GRAHAM LAND and south
Sandwich Islands. In 1944 separate issues appeared for the separate islands. In
1962 a new colony was created: BRITISH ANTARCTIC TERRITORY, comprising of the
three dependencies of South Shetland Islands, South Orkneys and Graham Land,
while South Georgia together with South Sandwich Islands remained dependencies of
Falkland Islands, known since as South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
(see SOUTH GEORGIA). Stamp issuing between 1946-1956, and also between
1980-1986.
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FALKLAND ISLANDS DEPENDENCIES

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FALKLAND ISLANDS
Falkland Islands

SOUTH GEORGIA
South Georgia

SOUTH ORKNEYS
South Orkneys

SOUTH SHETLANDS
South Shetlands

GRAHAM LAND
Graham Land

BRITISH ANTARCTIC TERRITORY
British Antarctic Territory