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Antarctic Specially Protected Areas

Antarctic Specially Protected Areas

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Uploaded 25 Feb 2012 by GRID-Arendal
Year: 2005
From collection: General archive
Author: Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Description:
The 1961 Antarctic treaty system, which governs the land and water south of 60 degrees latitude south, gives the environment an overall protection against human development. In addition, certain areas are specifically designated for protection, such as the Antarctic specially protected areas (ASPA), presented in this map.
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