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Antarctic Specially Protected Areas

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.

Year: 2005

From collection: General archive

Cartographer: Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal

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