Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Fact of the Day: Antarctica Nations

While the lands of Antarctica have no permanent residents, the regions are split by various claims by different nations.  The United Kingdom, Norway, New Zealand, France, Australia, Chile, and Argentina all have official territorial claims.  

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  1. I thought this land was nobody´s land and for scientist from all over the world. Kisses:)

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    1. apparently we've tried and were considered but we don't any yet. Apparently along with Russia and some others we reserved our right to make a claim but never got farther than that.

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  3. So what happens if you murder someone there? Under who's laws do you follow?

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  4. I guess they want to go into ice making

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    1. seems like you'll would, but nope. But if you think about it, Canada is about as far away from the south pole as you can get.

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  6. Canada has enough cold, we don't want any more

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  7. Thanks, Adam. Happy Tuesday!

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  8. whoa i thought i was just a dead country

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  9. How curious! Had no idea! Very interesting.

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