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South Orkney Islands
South Orkney Islands, group in the South Atlantic, c.850 mi (1,370 km) SE of Cape Horn. Discovered in 1821, they were claimed by the British and are included as dependencies of the colony of the Falkland Islands. The Argentine government, which also claims them, maintains meteorological and wireless stations on Laurie Island.
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