Friday, May 26, 2017

Adélie Land | French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Adélie Land (French: Terre Adélie) is a claimed territory on the continent of Antarctica. It is part of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands, an overseas territory of France. In French: Terres Australes et Antarctiques Françaises, TAAF.

Besides Adélie Land, TAAF consists of:
- Kerguelen Islands (Archipel des Kerguelen), a group of volcanic islands in the southern Indian Ocean
- St. Paul and Amsterdam islands (located north of Kerguelen)
- Crozet Islands (Îles Crozet), a group in the southern Indian Ocean, south of Madagascar
- the Scattered Islands (Îles Éparses), a dispersed group of islands around the coast of Madagascar.


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