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There are seven countries which have territorial claims on parts of Antarctica: Britain, France, Australia, New Zealand, and Norway, which all recognize each other's claims; and Chile and Argentina, whose claims are disputed. In practice, however, all claims are suspended under international treaty, and there are no checkpoints or immigration officers. For ...


From http://www.lonelyplanet.com/antarctica/practical-information/visas: No single government controls Antarctica, so visitors do not need visas to go there. But with the ratification of the Antarctic Treaty’s Protocol on Environmental Protection in 1998, all visitors who are citizens of countries that are signatories of the Antarctic Treaty must have ...

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