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James Ross Island
Argentine Claim 25°W-74°W / British Claim: 20°W-80°W / Chilean Claim 53°W-90°W
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James Ross Island is a large island off the southeast side and near the northeastern extremity of the Antarctic Peninsula. It covers an area of 2'598 square kilometres. Highest elevation is 1'630 metres.

 

Antarctica James Ross Island stamp

British Antarctic Territory 2011
The HMS Protector is photographed off James Ross Island. 

The miniaturesheet was issued in the series "Research Ships".

 

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