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Territorial Claims in Antarctica

Although Antarctica has no official government and is considered to be politically neutral, seven countries have staked claims on parts of the continents. Name these countries.
The validity of these claims is not universally recognized, and some claimed areas overlap.
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Last updated: March 14, 2016
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Country
United Kingdom
New Zealand
France
Norway
Australia
Chile
Argentina
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level 65
Mar 15, 2016
Really surprising that USA or Russia don't hold any claims.
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level 62
Mar 15, 2016
I was surprised too, although the US used to hold claims until they and the then-USSR took part in the Antartic Treaty in 1959, which established Antarctica as an international condominium with complete freedom of scientific research by any country. Remember, these claims mean absolutely nothing.