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Adelaide Island

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Adelaide Island or Isla Adelaida or Isla Belgrano is a large, mainly ice-covered island, long and wide, lying at the north side of Marguerite Bay off the west coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. [1]

24 relations: Adelaide (disambiguation), Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctic Treaty System, Antarctica, Argentine Antarctica, British Antarctic Territory, Chile, Chilean Air Force, Chilean Antarctic Territory, Chilean Navy, French Antarctic Expedition, Ginger Islands, Island, Jean-Baptiste Charcot, John Biscoe, Lincoln Nunatak, List of Antarctic and subantarctic islands, Marguerite Bay, Mount Bodys, Mount Gaudry, Rothera Research Station, Teniente Luis Carvajal Villaroel Antarctic Base, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

Adelaide (disambiguation)

Adelaide is the capital city of South Australia.

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Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen

Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen (Adelaide Louise Theresa Caroline Amelia;; 13 August 1792 – 2 December 1849) was the queen consort of the United Kingdom and of Hanover as spouse of William IV of the United Kingdom.

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Antarctic Peninsula

The Antarctic Peninsula is the northernmost part of the mainland of Antarctica, located at the base of the Southern Hemisphere.

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Antarctic Treaty System

The Antarctic Treaty and related agreements, collectively known as the Antarctic Treaty System (ATS), regulate international relations with respect to Antarctica, Earth's only continent without a native human population.

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Antarctica

Antarctica is Earth's southernmost continent.

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Argentine Antarctica

Argentine Antarctica (Antártida Argentina, Sector Antártico Argentino or Argentártida) is a sector of Antarctica claimed by Argentina as part of its national territory consisting of the Antarctic Peninsula and a triangular section extending to the South Pole, delimited by the 25° West and 74° West meridians and the 60° South parallel.

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British Antarctic Territory

The British Antarctic Territory (BAT) is a sector of Antarctica claimed by the United Kingdom as one of its 14 British Overseas Territories, of which it is by far the largest by area.

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Chile

Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

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Chilean Air Force

The Chilean Air Force (Fuerza Aérea de Chile, FACh) is the air force of Chile, a branch of the Chilean military.

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Chilean Antarctic Territory

The Chilean Antarctic Territory or Chilean Antarctica (Spanish: Territorio Chileno Antártico, Antártica Chilena) is the territory in Antarctica claimed by Chile.

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Chilean Navy

The Chilean Navy (Armada de Chile) is the naval force of Chile.

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French Antarctic Expedition

The French Antarctic Expedition is any of several French expeditions in Antarctica.

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Ginger Islands

The Ginger Islands are a group of islands lying west of Cape Alexandra, off the southern end of Adelaide Island, Antarctica.

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Island

An island or isle is any piece of sub-continental land that is surrounded by water.

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Jean-Baptiste Charcot

Jean-Baptiste-Étienne-Auguste Charcot (15 July 1867 – 16 September 1936), born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, was a French scientist, medical doctor and polar scientist.

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John Biscoe

John Biscoe (28 June 1794 – 1843) was an English mariner and explorer who commanded the first expedition known to have sighted the areas named Enderby Land and Graham Land along the coast of Antarctica.

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Lincoln Nunatak

Lincoln Nunatak is a snow-capped nunatak with a rocky west face, at the end of a ridge running westward from Mount Mangin on Adelaide Island, Antarctica.

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List of Antarctic and subantarctic islands

This is a list of Antarctic and subantarctic islands.

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Marguerite Bay

Marguerite Bay or Margaret Bay is an extensive bay on the west side of the Antarctic Peninsula, which is bounded on the north by Adelaide Island and on the south by Wordie Ice Shelf, George VI Sound and Alexander Island.

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Mount Bodys

Mount Bodys is the easternmost mountain on Adelaide Island.

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Mount Gaudry

Mount Gaudry is a mountain, high, rising close southwest of Mount Barre and north-northwest of Mount Liotard in the southern part of Adelaide Island, Antarctica.

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Rothera Research Station

The Rothera Research Station is a British Antarctic Survey (BAS) base on the Antarctic Peninsula, located at Rothera Point, Adelaide Island.

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Teniente Luis Carvajal Villaroel Antarctic Base

The Teniente Luis Carvajal Villaroel Antarctic Base (Teniente Carvajal) is a non-permanent seasonal Chilean Antarctic base located on the south-west tip of Adelaide Island, in Graham Land off the west coast of the Antarctic Peninsula in the Chilean region of Magallanes.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was established by the Acts of Union 1800, which merged the kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adelaide_Island

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