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1) British Indian Ocean Territory. The World Factbook. 2003
... Background:Established as a territory of the UK in 1965, a number of the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) islands were transferred to the Seychelles when it...

2) British Indian Ocean Territory. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...British Indian Ocean Territory, archipelago, c.1,180 mi (1,900 km), NE of Mauritius, in the central Indian Ocean. The islands, which form the Chagos Archipelago and...

3) British Indian Ocean Territory. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A British dependency comprising small islands in the western Indian Ocean. It was formed in 1965 by agreement with Mauritius and Seychelles....

4) Chagos Archipelago. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Chagos Archipelago, see British Indian Ocean Territory....

5) Diego Garcia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...km). Indian Ocean, largest island of the Chagos Archipelago, SW of Sri Lanka. Part of the British Indian Ocean Territory, the island was leased (1970) to the United...

6) Cocos Islands. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...two separate atolls comprising 27 coral islets (1996 pop. 655), 5.5 sq mi (14.2 sq km), in the Indian Ocean, c.1,400 mi (2,250 km) SE of Sri Lanka. They are under...

7) Australia. The World Factbook. 2003
...by the British monarch to a republic, was defeated in 1999. Geography Location:Oceania, continent between the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific OceanGeographic coordinates:27...

8) United Kingdom. The World Factbook. 2003
...change 300-year rule over colony; Mauritius and Seychelles claim the Chagos Archipelago (British Indian Ocean Territory) and its former inhabitants, who reside chiefly...

9) Somalia. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...the Indian Ocean. Arab and Persian traders first established outposts in the region between the 7th and 10th centuries. European colonization began in the 19th century,...

10) Mauritius. The World Factbook. 2003
...of living in the Creole community. Geography Location:Southern Africa, island in the Indian Ocean, east of MadagascarGeographic coordinates:20 17 S, 57 33 EMap references:Political...

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