Showing posts with label UK. Show all posts
Showing posts with label UK. Show all posts

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

UK opens new Antarctic station


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The UK has officially opened its newest Antarctic research station, which replaces a former station Halley 5. 

This was due to concerns that ice under the 20-year-old former station could break in the future.

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Argentina protests renaming part of Antarctica in honour of Queen

The Argentine Foreign Ministry has summoned the British Ambassador and handed him a formal note of protest against renaming part of Antarctica in honour of Queen Elizabeth II.


Buenos Aires has totally rejected London’s claims to that part of the sixth continent, which is better known in the UK as the British Antarctic Territory, and insists that it is Argentine territory.

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