Southern and Antarctic Lands
Status: Overseas Territory
Administrator: Cécile Pozzo di Borgo (2014)
Land area: 3,023 sq mi (7,829 sq km, excluding Adélie Land)
Major sources and definitions
This territory is uninhabited except for the personnel of scientific bases. It consists of Adélie Land (166,752 sq mi; 431,888 sq km) on the Antarctic mainland (which the U.S. does not recognize) and the following islands in the southern Indian Ocean: the Kerguelen and Crozet archipelagos and the islands of Saint-Paul and New Amsterdam.