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Antarctic Treaty System summary?

The Antarctic Treaty and related agreements, collectively  known as the Antarctic Treaty System (ATS), regulate  international relations with respect to Antarctica, Earth's (MORE)

What did the countries agree to in the Antarctic Treaty?

 Article 1 - The area to be used for peaceful purposes  only; military activity, such as weapons testing, is prohibited but  military personnel and equipment may be used f (MORE)

Why have an Antarctic Treaty?

The Antarctic Treaty is unique in governance of land on planet  Earth.   The treaty dedicates all land and ice south of 60 degrees S to the  scientific study of the plan (MORE)