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    Territorial claims in Antarctica

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    Territorial claims in Antarctica
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    The Antarctic Treaty of 1959 froze the territorial claims on all sections of land located south of 60 degrees south latitude. However, several countries are continuing to press their claims for territorial rights to various parts of Antarctica.

    The Antarctic Treaty of 1959 froze the territorial claims on all sections of land located south of 60 degrees south latitude. However, several countries are continuing to press their claims for territorial rights to various parts of Antarctica.

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