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British Antarctic Territory - Headline Strategy

Headline Strategy for The Conservation and Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage in The British Antarctic Territory

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The Government of the British Antarctic Territory will work in partnership with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the United Kingdom Antarctic Heritage Trust, the British Antarctic Survey, and other stakeholders as appropriate, to:

  • Identify and help protect sites of Underwater Cultural Heritage of significant heritage value across the British Antarctic Territory;
  • Ensure that, where appropriate, management plans are developed for each such site and their integral artefacts;
  • Communicate the significance of these heritage sites, and the wider context of the history of the British Antarctic Territory; and
  • Maintain a record on the status and condition of all such sites of significant heritage value in the British Antarctic Territory