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Record #117109:

American sealers, the United States Navy, and the Falklands 1830--32 / Barry M. Gough.

Title: American sealers, the United States Navy, and the Falklands 1830--32 / Barry M. Gough.
Author(s): Gough, Barry M.
Date: 1992.
In: Polar Record. (1992.), Vol. 28(166) (1992)
Abstract: Recounts US retaliation to Argentine impoundment of three sealing vessels in which the Navy sloop Lexington was sent to destroy the Falklands capital at Puerto Soledad, and with it, the Argentine military defences. Discusses US foreign policy of the day and how the British took advantage of the situation to secure a South Atlantic base.
Notes:

Polar Record. Vol. 28(166) :219-228 (1992).

Keywords: 327 -- International relations.
341 -- Law, international.
341.221.2 -- Territorial sea.
341.223.1 -- Territory, occupation and possession.
342.3 -- Sovereignty.
347.79 -- Maritime law.
355.48 -- Military history.
93"183" -- 1830-1839.
639.247.4 -- Sealing industry: American.
V -- History.
(*7) -- Antarctic regions.
(*721) -- Falkland Islands.
(73) -- United States.
(41) -- British Isles.
SPRI record no.: 117109

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