Key: 2200  
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Group: British
Volume: 18
Issued: 295 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

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Area - 5,425,000 sq.km; Population - 100
A British Colony, part of the Antarctic continent facing South America. The
population consists of scientific staff at research stations.
Formerly part of FALKLAND ISLANDS DEPENDENCIES (besides SOUTH GEORGIA)
comprising of SOUTH ORKNEYS, SOUTH SHETLANDS and GRAHAM LAND who were united in
1962 to create this new colony of GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.).
First stamps issued in 1963. Indirect UPU membership since January 1879 (under
Falkland islands). Annual output about 10.
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BRITISH ANTARCTIC TERRITORY

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BRITISH ANTARCTIC TERRITORY
 
Currency
12 Pence = 1 Shilling
20 Shillings = 1 Pound
100 Pence = 1 Pound (1971)
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FALKLAND ISLANDS DEPENDENCIES
Falkland Islands Dependencies

SOUTH GEORGIA
South Georgia

SOUTH ORKNEYS
South Orkneys

SOUTH SHETLANDS
South Shetlands

GRAHAM LAND
Graham Land

GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.)
Great Britain (u.k.)