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Celebrating Mid-Winter's Day in British Antarctic Territory

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Flag of the British Antarctic Territory is today flying above the Foreign & Commonwealth Office marking Mid-Winter’s Day (in Antarctica!)

21st June was Mid-Winter’s Day in The British Antarctic Terrritory. To mark the ocassion, Commissioner Dr Peter Hayes has written to UK Base Commanders and staff to thank them for their ongoing hard work within the Territory. You can view a copy of the message below.

Message from Commissioner Peter Hayes (MS Word Document, 137KB)