- a group of islands in the South Atlantic Ocean, off the NW coast of the Antarctic Peninsula.
Formerly Antarctic Archipelago.
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- the former name of the Palmer Archipelago
- a group of islands between South America and Antarctica: part of the British Antarctic Territory, formerly the British colony of the Falkland Islands and Dependencies. (Claims are suspended under the Antarctic Treaty)Former name: Antarctic Archipelago
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