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Title:   Sandwich Islands
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Publisher:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Hawaiian Islands, /ia and the South Sandwich Islands, Manuae (Cook Islands)
Collections:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Book Id:   WHEBN0000186850
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...Sandwich Islands was the name given to the Hawaiian Islands by James Cook in 1778. Sandwich Islands or Sand... ...e given to the Hawaiian Islands by James Cook in 1778. Sandwich Islands or Sandwich Island may also refer to: ... ...y also refer to: South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands in the south Atlantic Ocean Sandw... ...fer to: South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands in the south Atlantic Ocean Sandwich Islan... ...d, a former name by James Cook of the uninhabited atoll Manuae in the Cook Islands in the South Pacific Ocean Sandwich Island... ...ae in the Cook Islands in the South Pacific Ocean Sandwich Island, a former name by James Cook of Efate Island in The Republi... ...he Republic of Vanuatu in the South Pacific Ocean Sandwich Island Sleeper or Eleotris sandwicensis, a species of fish endemic... ...leeper or Eleotris sandwicensis, a species of fish endemic to the Hawaiian Islands Sandwich Islets south of Bahía Cook ... ...a species of fish endemic to the Hawaiian Islands Sandwich Islets south of Bahía Cook Categori...
 
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Title:   2011 South Sandwich Islands earthquake
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Publisher:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language:   English
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Collections:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Book Id:   WHEBN0034025538
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... Tsunami No The 2011 South Sandwich Islands earthquake was a magnitude Mw 6.2 ... ...ami No The 2011 South Sandwich Islands earthquake was a magnitude Mw 6.2 earthquak... ...gnitude Mw 6.2 earthquake that had its epicentered at about 105 km from Visokoi Island, South Sandwich Islands. The United States Geological Surv... ...w 6.2 earthquake that had its epicentered at about 105 km from Visokoi Island, South Sandwich Islands. The United States Geological Survey report... ...rthquake occurred inland at 7.54 am local time (20.54 AEDT) on 11 December 2011 in region of South Sandwich Islands. The earthquake was epicentered at... ...occurred inland at 7.54 am local time (20.54 AEDT) on 11 December 2011 in region of South Sandwich Islands. The earthquake was epicentered at about 10... ...uake was epicentered at about 104 kilometers northwest of remote Visokoi Island, part of the South Sandwich Islands chain, and some 1,984 km east... ...epicentered at about 104 kilometers northwest of remote Visokoi Island, part of the South Sandwich Islands chain, and some 1,984 km east of the F... ...] References ^ "Magnitude 6.2 - SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION". 11 December 2011. United ...
 
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Title:   Cook Island, South Sandwich Islands
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Publisher:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Mount Harmer, Atlantic Ocean, James Cook
Collections:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Book Id:   WHEBN0001342127
Format Type:   Encyclopedia
 
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...Cook Island, South Sandwich Islands Sout... ...lands South Sandwich Islands ... ... South Sandwich Islands ... ... Archipelago South Sandwich Islands Length ... ... Archipelago South Sandwich Islands Length ... ... Cook Island is the central and largest island of South Sandwich Islands in the far south Atlantic Ocean. Southern Thule was discov... ... Cook Island is the central and largest island of South Sandwich Islands in the far south Atlantic Ocean. Southern Thule was discovered by a... ...ook by a Russian expedition under Bellingshausen, which explored the South Sandwich Islands in 1819–20. Cook Island measures about... ...  South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands ...
 
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Title:   Saunders Island, South Sandwich Islands
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Publisher:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   United Kingdom, Lava lake, James Cook
Collections:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Book Id:   WHEBN0001342262
Format Type:   Encyclopedia
 
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... Archipelago South Sandwich Islands Length ... ... Archipelago South Sandwich Islands Length ... ...crescent-shaped island 8.8 km (5.5 mi) long, lying between South Sandwich Islands, a part of the United Kingdom. It is a volcanic island com... ...shaped island 8.8 km (5.5 mi) long, lying between South Sandwich Islands, a part of the United Kingdom. It is a volcanic island composed of ... ... See also List of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic islands References ... ... South Sandwich Islands ... ... South Sandwich Islands ... ...  South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands ... ... South Sandwich islands ...
 
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Title:   Mount Andromeda (South Sandwich Islands)
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Publisher:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Candlemas Island, South Sandwich Islands, Perseus
Collections:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Book Id:   WHEBN0002860760
Format Type:   Encyclopedia
 
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Title:   Flora of the South Sandwich Islands
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Publisher:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Marchantiophyta
Collections:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Book Id:   WHEBN0022343572
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... This is a list of the flora of the South Sandwich Islands, a group of islands in the subantarctic Atla... ... This is a list of the flora of the South Sandwich Islands, a group of islands in the subantarctic Atlantic Ocea... ...ic Atlantic Ocean, part of the British overseas territory of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. The list contains flora in the strict sense... ...ic Ocean, part of the British overseas territory of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. The list contains flora in the strict sense; that is... ..., and 11 liverworts. Unusually, not a single species is known to have naturalised on the islands; all are presumed native. The isl... ...eferences Convey, P. et al. (2000). "The flora of the South Sandwich Islands, with particular reference to the influence ... ... Convey, P. et al. (2000). "The flora of the South Sandwich Islands, with particular reference to the influence of geothe... ...0512.x.  Categories Flora of the South Sandwich Islands Lists of plants ... ...bsp; Categories Flora of the South Sandwich Islands Lists of plants ...
 
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Title:   Apostolic Prefecture of the Sandwich Islands
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Publisher:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Roman Catholic Diocese of Honolulu, Catholicism, Pope Leo XII
Collections:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Book Id:   WHEBN0004347120
Format Type:   Encyclopedia
 
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...The Prefecture Apostolic of the Sandwich Islands or the Sandwich Isles Mission (Latin: Praefectura Apostoli... ...The Prefecture Apostolic of the Sandwich Islands or the Sandwich Isles Mission (Latin: Praefectura Apostolica Sandwi... ...olic Church created by Pope Leo XII on November 27, 1825, encompassing the Sandwich Islands (now the state of Hawai‘i) and entrusted to the care of th... ...ch created by Pope Leo XII on November 27, 1825, encompassing the Sandwich Islands (now the state of Hawai‘i) and entrusted to the care of the Congreg... ... Prefect Apostolic of the Sandwich Islands ... ... Prefect Apostolic of the Sandwich Islands ... ... Vicars Apostolic of the Hawaiian Islands ...
 
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Title:   Provisional Cession of the Hawaiian or Sandwich Islands
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Publisher:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language:   English
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Collections:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Book Id:   WHEBN0026771050
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... Provisional Cession of the Hawaiian or Sandwich Islands ... ... Provisional Cession of the Hawaiian or Sandwich Islands ... ... July 31, 1843 The Provisional Cession of the Hawaiian or Sandwich Islands was an occupatio... ... July 31, 1843 The Provisional Cession of the Hawaiian or Sandwich Islands was an occupation governm... ... Formation On February 25, 1843 King Kamehameha III agreed to cede the Hawaiian Islands to Lord George Paulet, ov... ...nic Majesty's representative upon us, in reference to the claims of British subjects, we do hereby cede the group of islands known as the Hawaiian (or... ...us, in reference to the claims of British subjects, we do hereby cede the group of islands known as the Hawaiian (or Sandwich) Islands, unto the Right... ...Paulet. Proclamation of Lord Paulet: A provisional cession of the Hawaiian or Sandwich Islands having been made... ... Proclamation of Lord Paulet: A provisional cession of the Hawaiian or Sandwich Islands having been made this day...
 
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Title:   South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
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Publisher:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language:   English
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Subjects:   United Kingdom, British Overseas Territories, Argentina
Collections:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Book Id:   WHEBN0000027380
Format Type:   Encyclopedia
 
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...South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands ... ...South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands ... ... Location of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands in the southern Atlantic Ocean. ... ... Location of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands in the southern Atlantic Ocean. ... ... Demonym South Georgian South Sandwich Islander Sovereign ... ...ritories. South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI) is a Categories ... ... South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI) is a Categories Art... ...Articles with DMOZ links South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Antarctic region ... ...with DMOZ links South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Antarctic region Disput...
 
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Title:   South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands sovereignty dispute
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Publisher:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language:   English
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Collections:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Book Id:   WHEBN0017976100
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...The sovereignty of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is disputed between the United Kingdom and Argentina ... ...The sovereignty of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is disputed between the United Kingdom and Argentina . The Un... ...adland, , Cambridge University Press, 1984. ISBN 0-521-25274-1 annexed the islands in 1908, and has exercised de facto control with the exception of... ...he exception of a brief period during the Falklands War in 1982 when the islands were partially controlled by Argentina. The dispute started in 192... ..., and subsequently was expanded in scope with Argentina claiming the South Sandwich Islands in 1938.; Accessed 23 June 2008 The islands have no indig... ...sequently was expanded in scope with Argentina claiming the South Sandwich Islands in 1938.; Accessed 23 June 2008 The islands have no indigenous pop... ... and Jason Harbour . Also in 1908, the CAP started looking to the South Sandwich Islands for the expansion of their business., Universidad del CEM... ...'s first explicit claim to South Georgia was made in 1927 and to the South Sandwich Islands in 1938. Later developments Following the Argentine cla... ...ish Antarctic Territory, while the remainder - South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands - retained their previous status., accessed 2 July 2008 ...
 
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Title:   Flag of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
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Publisher:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Flag of the Falkland Islands, British Overseas Territories, Grytviken
Collections:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Book Id:   WHEBN0002877798
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...The Flag of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands was granted on 3 October 1985, when the Territory was cr... ...The Flag of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands was granted on 3 October 1985, when the Territory was created. Pr... ...erritory was created. Previously the Territory was a part of the Falkland Islands Dependency and used the same flag . The flag is a blue ensign, ... ...t-of-arms. As the Civil Commissioner is also the Governor of the Falkland Islands, the flag is only in use when the Commissioner visits the Territory...
 
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Title:   History of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
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Publisher:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Falklands War, Argentina, History of the Falkland Islands
Collections:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Book Id:   WHEBN0004500915
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... The history of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is relatively recent. When European explorers found the is... ... The history of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is relatively recent. When European explorers found the islands, th... ...sequent settlement difficult. Due to these setbacks, human activity in the islands has largely consisted of sealing, whaling, and scientific surveys a... ... 3 Recent history 4 South Sandwich Islands 5 Old maps ... ... 3 Recent history 4 South Sandwich Islands 5 Old maps ... ... in 1494, the island was in the Portuguese hemisphere. Regarding the South Sandwich Islands, both the bull and the Treaty were within the Portuguese h... ... the island was in the Portuguese hemisphere. Regarding the South Sandwich Islands, both the bull and the Treaty were within the Portuguese hemisphere... ...extremity of the British overseas territory of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is situated 270 km or 150 nmi west by north of t... ...ling vessel Lord Hawkesbury, while the first commercial visit to the South Sandwich Islands was made in 1816 by another English ship, the Ann. ...
 
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Title:   Bibliography of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
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Publisher:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language:   English
Date:  
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Collections:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Book Id:   WHEBN0029426169
Format Type:   Encyclopedia
 
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Title:   Postage stamps and postal history of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
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Publisher:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language:   English
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Collections:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Book Id:   WHEBN0032827313
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... A 1943 die proof of a Falkland Islands stamp oveprinted for... ... This is a survey of the postage stamps and postal history of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. ... ... This is a survey of the postage stamps and postal history of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. ... ...The first stamps specifically for South Georgia were issued in 1944 and consisted of overprints on stamps of the Falkland Islands for use in South Geo... ...cies.[1] 1946 to 1963 From 1946 to 1963, South Georgia used stamps of the Falkland Islands Dependencies. ... ...a. Today Today the stamps of the territory are inscribed South Georgia & South Sandwich Is. ... ... Sandwich Is. See also Postage stamps and postal history of the Falkland Islands ... ... The Falkland Islands Philatelic Study Group. Stamps - South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands official we...
 
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Title:   Coat of arms of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
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Publisher:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language:   English
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Collections:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Book Id:   WHEBN0003913280
Format Type:   Encyclopedia
 
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Title:   Sport in the Falkland Islands
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Publisher:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Falkland Islands, Falkland Islands at the Commonwealth Games, Karate
Collections:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Book Id:   WHEBN0018319697
Format Type:   Encyclopedia
 
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...Sport in the Falkland Islands is restricted by the islands' low, and generally scattered, population. Nonetheless, it has been... ...ble to send teams to the Commonwealth Games, and the Island Games . The islands have produced one sportsman of note, Louis Baillon, who competed i... ...ers still own horses. A wide variety of sports are played in the Falkland Islands including: rugby union , Badminton, Clay pigeon, darts, karate... ...British military presence, many games involve their teams. The Falklands Islands Rifle Association dates back to the 1880s. * Falkland Islands nat... .... * Falkland Islands national football team Rugby union in the Falkland Islands Falkland Islands cricket team Falkland Islands at the Commonwea...
 
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Title:   Sandwich Island
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Publisher:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language:   English
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Collections:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Book Id:   WHEBN0001745870
Format Type:   Encyclopedia
 
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Title:   South Sandwich Trench
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Publisher:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Antarctica, South American Plate, South Sandwich Islands
Collections:   World Heritage Encyclopedia
Book Id:   WHEBN0002028844
Format Type:   Encyclopedia
 
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...tic Plate (ANT). There are also visible The East Scotia Ridge (ESR), South Sandwich Islands (SSI) and the South Sandwich Trench (SST). ... ... (ANT). There are also visible The East Scotia Ridge (ESR), South Sandwich Islands (SSI) and the South Sandwich Trench (SST). ... ...outh Sandwich Trench (SST). The South Sandwich Trench is a deep arcuate trench in the South Atlantic Ocean lying ... ...nch in the South Atlantic Ocean lying 100 km to the east of the South Sandwich Islands. The trench is produced by the subduction of the southernm... ...e South Atlantic Ocean lying 100 km to the east of the South Sandwich Islands. The trench is produced by the subduction of the southernmost porti... ...e southernmost portion of the South American Plate beneath the small South Sandwich Plate. The South Sandwich Islands constitute a volcanic island arc... ... American Plate beneath the small South Sandwich Plate. The South Sandwich Islands constitute a volcanic island arc which results from this active sub... ...vodovski Island. The southernmost portion of the South Sandwich Trench reaches south of 60°S and therefore into the Southern Ocean... ...ary period (West Antarctic) "South Sandwich Islands, southern Atlantic Ocean". Volcano World. Oregon State University. ...
 
       
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