The British Antarctic Territory is the UK’s largest Overseas Territory. It lies in Antarctica, the world's most southerly continent.

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Midwinter’s Day 2024

Today we celebrate Midwinter’s Day in the British Antarctic Territory, it marks the halfway point of the long Antarctic winter. HM Commissioner to the British Antarctic Territory, Paul Candler has written to British Antarctic Survey (BAS) personnel currently stationed in Antarctica. “I write to express my sincere thanks and best wishes to you all as…

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In full swing…2023-24 BAS field season

As part of a regular series on the meaning of place-names in the Territory, this latest edition focuses on areas the field team will be studying this season. The 2023-24 BAS field season is well underway and we’re highlighting some of the interesting places staff will be studying. One team operating out of Rothera is…

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UK Minister and British Antarctic Territory officials visit the Territory

UK Minister with responsibility for the Polar Regions, David Rutley MP, has visited the British Antarctic Territory (BAT), alongside the BAT Commissioner, Paul Candler, and Deputy Commissioner, Jane Rumble.  The BAT Administrator, Natalie Allen, also made a separate visit to the Territory during January 2024. The British Antarctic Survey’s (BAS) Royal Research Ship Sir David…

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Gazette #60 Published

The latest edition of the British Antarctic Territory Gazette was published today, 15 December 2023. This covers the period January to December 2023. This is an important record of all BAT legislation, orders and appointments. Read the latest Gazette in full

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