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MPA's for the country Antarctica
MPA Site Name  Designation * international Designation 
Status 
 
Date 
Designated 
Total Area 
(km2
Ardley Island Antarctic Special Protection Area
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1966 2.440
Avian Island, off S. coast Adelaide I., Ant. Pen. Specially Protected Area
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1991 0.800
Bahia Chile (Discovery Bay),Greenwich I., etc Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1987 0.800
Beaufort Island Specially Protected Area
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1966 18.40
Biscoe Point, Anvers Island Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1985 2.700
Byers Peninsula Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1975 65.70
Cape Crozier Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1975 19.00
Cape Hallett, Victoria Land Specially Protected Area
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1966 0.200
Cape Royds, Ross Island Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1975 4.600
Cape Shirreff, Livingston I., S. Shetland Is. Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1989 6.300
Caughley Beach, Cape Bird, Ross Island Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1985 0.300
Cierva Point Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1985 51.80
Coppermine Peninsula, Robert I., S. Shetland Is. Specially Protected Area
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1970 0.900
Dion Islands Specially Protected Area
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1966 6.000
Eastern Dallman Bay Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1991 710.0
Fildes Peninsula, King George I., S. Shetland Is. Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1975 1.800
Green Island, Berthelot Islands, Antarctic Pen. Specially Protected Area
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1966 0.100
Harmony Point, W. coast Nelson I., S. Shetland Is. Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1985 4.000
Haswell Island Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1975 1.000
Lagotellerie Island Specially Protected Area
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1985 1.200
Lions Rump, King George I., South Shetland Is. Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1991 1.300
Litchfield Island Specially Protected Area
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1975 2.700
Lynch Island, South Orkney Islands Specially Protected Area
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1966 0.100
Marine Plain Antarctic Special Protection Area
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1996 20.88
Moe Island Specially Protected Area
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1966 1.300
Northern Coronation Island Specially Protected Area
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1985 88.50
North-western White Island Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1985 170.0
Parts of Deception Island, South Shetland Islands Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1985 1.700
Port Foster, Deception I., South Shetland Is. Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1987 1.900
Potter Peninsula, King George I., S.Shetland Is. Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1985 1.900
Rothera Point, Adelaide Island Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1985 0.100
Sabrina Island, Balleny Islands Specially Protected Area
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1966 0.400
South Bay, Doumer Island, Palmer Archipelago Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1987 1.000
Southern Powell Island and adjacent Islands Specially Protected Area
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1966 18.00
Western Bransfield Strait Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1991 1,100
Western Shore of Admiralty Bay Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1979 175.0
'Yukidori Zawa', Langhovde, Lützow-Holmbukta Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1987 3.600







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              Wood, L. J. (2007). MPA Global: A database of the world's marine protected areas. Sea Around Us Project,
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