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Flag of the British Antarctic Territory
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The Flag of the British Antarctic Territory was granted in 1963, when the British Antarctic Territory was created. Previously the Territory was a part of the Falkland Islands Dependancy and used the same flag. Image File history File links Flag of the British Antarctic Territory, from [1]. File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Flag of the British Antarctic Territory, from [1]. File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Flag of the British Antarctic Territory The British Antarctic Territory is the British claim to land and islands in Antarctica, and is the oldest territorial claim on the continent. ... Jump to: navigation, search Motto: Desire the right Official language English Capital Stanley Governor Howard Pearce Chief Executive Chris Simpkins Area  - Total  - % water not ranked 12,173 km² - Population  - Total (2003 E)  - Density not ranked 2,967 0. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of the Falkland Islands was adopted on September 29, 1948. ...


The flag is a white ensign, with the Union Flag in the canton, defaced with the Territory's coat of arms. The flag flies over the British research stations in the Territory, and also at the headquarters and offices of the British Antarctic Survey. Vessels of the British Antarctic Survey use a blue ensign defaced with the shield from the coat of arms. A flag is avaliable for the Commissioner of the British Antarctic Territory, a Union Flag defaced with the coat of arms. Flag Ratio: 1:2 The Union Flag or Union Jack is the flag most commonly associated with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and was also used throughout the former British Empire. ... BAS headquarters The British Antarctic Survey (BAS), formerly the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), is an institute of the Natural Environment Research Council, and has, for the last fifty years, undertaken the majority of Britains scientific research on and around the Antarctic continent. ... Jump to: navigation, search The modern Blue Ensign of the United Kingdom English Blue Ensign as it appeared in the seventeenth century. ... The flag of the Commissioner of the British Antarctic Territory M. Baker Bates (1990-1992) P. Newton (1992-1995) Anthony Longrigg (1995-1997) John White (1997-2001) Alan Huckle (2001-2004) Tony Crombie (2004-present) This list continues at: List of High Commissioners of the British Antarctic Territory and List...


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This is a list of flags used by and in the United Kingdom and related territories. ...

 
List of flags of the British overseas territories and crown dependencies
Overseas territories: Flag of Anguilla | Flag of Bermuda | Flag of the British Antarctic Territory | Flag of British Indian Ocean Territory | Flag of British Virgin Islands | Flag of Cayman Islands | Flag of Falkland Islands | Flag of Gibraltar | Flag of Montserrat | Flag of Pitcairn Islands | Flag of Saint Helena | Flag of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands | Flag of Turks and Caicos Islands
Crown dependencies: Flag of Guernsey | Flag of Jersey | Flag of Isle of Man
This is a list of flags used by and in the United Kingdom and related territories. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... A United Kingdom overseas territory (formerly known as a dependent territory or earlier as a crown colony) is a territory that is under the sovereignty and formal control of the United Kingdom but is not part of the United Kingdom proper (Great Britain and Northern Ireland). ... Flag Ratio: 1:2 The national flag of Anguilla consists of a Blue Ensign with the British flag in the upper left, and the coat of arms of Anguilla in the lower right corner. ... Flag Ratio: 1:2 The flag of Bermuda was adopted on October 4, 1910. ... Flag Ratio: 1:2 The flag of the British Indian Ocean Territory was adopted on November 8, 1990. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of the British Virgin Islands was adopted on November 15, 1960. ... Flag Ratio: 1:2 The flag of the Cayman Islands was adopted in 1959. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of the Falkland Islands was adopted on September 29, 1948. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The Flag of Gibraltar is formed by two horizontal bands of white (top, double width) and red with a three-towered red castle in the center of the white band; hanging from the castle gate is a gold key centered in the red band. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of Montserrat is a defaced Blue Ensign. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of the Pitcairn Islands was adopted on April 2, 1984. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of Saint Helena was adopted on October 4, 1984. ... Jump to: navigation, search Flag of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Flag of the Civil Commissioner of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands The Flag of the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands was granted in 1985, when the Territory was created. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of the Turks and Caicos Islands is similar to the flags of other British dependencies and colonies as it has the Union Flag in the upper hoist-side corner. ... Jump to: navigation, search Crown dependencies are possessions of the British Crown, as opposed to overseas territories or colonies. ... Flag ratio: 2:3 The Present flag of Guernsey was adopted in 1985 and consists of the red cross of St. ... Flag ratio: 3:5 The flag of Jersey was adopted by the States of Jersey on June 12, 1979, proclaimed by the Queen on December 10, 1980 and first officially hoisted on April 1, 1981. ... Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of the Isle of Man shows a triskelion, the Three Legs of Man emblem, in the centre of a red flag. ...

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British Antarctic Flag, British Antarctic Territory, Flag of British Antarctic Territory, British Antarctic Territory ... (230 words)
The Flag of the British Antarctic Territory was approved at the very time of the foundation of the territory.
The flag is a white edition of the Blue Union Flag in the province, blemished with the “Coat of Arms” of the British Antarctic Territory.
Mostly the flag is found to be used at the British research bases among the Antarctic Territory.
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