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Ross Dependency

The Ross Dependency is an area of Antarctica between the Ross sea and the South Pole that the British government took possession of in 1923 and entrusted to the administrstion of New Zealand.

The Ross Island, Balleny Islands and the small Scott Island are also part of the dependency.

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