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Antarctica is a continent for science. All countries working in Antarctica carry out scientific research, in a surprising range of physical and biological sciences, from the vastness of space to the minute scale of micro-organisms. Activities are regulated by the Antarctic Treaty, which has been in force since 1959 and is signed by all countries operating there. The Treaty reserves the continent for peaceful purposes, and all military and industrial activities are banned.

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Date Of Record Release 2010-05-07 13:26:59
Description Antarctica is a continent for science. All countries working in Antarctica carry out scientific research, in a surprising range of physical and biological sciences, from the vastness of space to the minute scale of micro-organisms. Activities are regulated by the Antarctic Treaty, which has been in force since 1959 and is signed by all countries operating there. The Treaty reserves the continent for peaceful purposes, and all military and industrial activities are banned.
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Source University of North Texas
Keyword Antarctica
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Date Of Record Creation 2010-05-07 13:21:52
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Date Last Modified 2010-05-26 15:07:31
Creator British Antactic Survey
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2010-05-07 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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