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Introduction
I. Regulations Pursuant To The Antarctic Conservation Act As Amended By The Antarctic Science, Tourism, And Conservation Act
II. Antarctic Specially Protected Areas (ASPA): Locator Maps
III. ASPA Management Plans
Antarctic Conservation Act: A summary
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NSF 01-151
Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978

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Introduction

Summary of this book

aca1_intro.pdf 146 kb
Section One: Regulations Pursuant To The Antarctic Conservation Act As Amended By The Antarctic Science, Tourism, And Conservation Act aca1_sec_one.pdf 190 kb

Part 670 — Conservation of Antarctic Animals and Plants

  • Subpart A — Introduction
  • Subpart B — Prohibited Acts, Exceptions
  • Subpart C — Permits
  • Subpart D — Native Mammals, Birds, Plants, and Invertebrates
  • Subpart E — Specially Protected Species of Mammals, Birds, and Plants
  • Subpart F — Antarctic Specially Protected Areas
  • Subpart G — Import into and Export from the United States
  • Subpart H — Introduction of Non-Indigenous Plants and Animals

Part 671 — WASTE REGULATION

  • Subpart A — Introduction
  • Subpart B — Prohibited Acts, Exceptions
  • Subpart C — Permits
  • Subpart D — Waste Management
  • Subpart E — Designation of Banned Substances; Reclassification of Pollutants
  • Subpart F — Cases of Emergency

Part 672 — Enforcement and Hearing Procedures

Part 673 — Antarctic Non-Governmental Expeditions

   
Section Two: Antarctic Specially Protected Areas    

ASPA Locator Maps

  • Map 1 (Antarctica)
  • Legend (location of Antarctic Specially Protected Areas)
aca2_spa_maps1.pdf 90 kb
  • Map 2 (Antarctic Peninsula region)
  • Map 3 (McMurdo Sound region)
  • Map 4 (Antarctic Peninsula region — Adelaide Island/Marguerite Bay)
  • Map 5 (Antarctic Peninsula region — South Orkney Islands)
aca2_spa_maps2.pdf 135 kb
Section Three: ASPA Management Plans    
No. 101 (SPA-1), Taylor Rookery, MacRobertson Land Att268_e.pdf 539 kb
No. 102 (SPA-2), Rookery Islands, Holme Bay Att269_e.pdf 193 kb
No. 103 (SPA-3), Ardrey Island and Odbert Island, Budd Coast Att270_e.pdf 264 kb
No. 104 (SPA-4), Sabrina Island, Balleny Islands att421_e.pdf 679 kb
No. 105 (SPA-5), Beaufort Island, Ross Sea Att155_e.pdf 1,076 kb
No. 106 (SPA-7), Cape Hallett, Victoria Land Att092_e.pdf 157 kb
No. 107 (SPA-8), Dion Islands, Marguerite Bay, Antarctic Peninsula Att178_e.pdf 254 kb
No. 108 (SPA-9), Green Island, Berthelot Islands, Antarctic Peninsula Att179_e.pdf 200 kb
No. 109 (SPA-13), Moe Island, South Orkney Islands att355_e.pdf 154 kb
No. 110 (SPA-14), Lynch Island, South Orkney Islands Att201_e.pdf 115 kb
No. 111 (SPA-15), Southern Powell Island and adjacent islands, South Orkney Islands Att242_e.pdf 120 kb
No. 112 (SPA-16), Coppermine Peninsula, Robert Island Att261_e.pdf 20 kb
No. 113 (SPA-17), Litchfield Island, Arthur Harbor, Palmer Archipelago Att422_e.pdf 3,160 kb
No. 114 (SPA-18), North Coronation Island, South Orkney Islands Att156_e.pdf 129 kb
No. 115 (SPA-19), Lagotellerie Island, Marguerite Bay Att202_e.pdf 141 kb
No. 116 (SPA-20, SSSI-10), “New College Valley”, Caughley Beach, Cape Bird, Ross Island Att330_e.pdf 505 kb
No. 117 (SPA-21), Avian Island, Northwest Marguerite Bay Att180_e.pdf 234 kb
No. 118 (SPA-22), Cryptogam Ridge (118a), Mount Melbourne, North Victoria Land and summit of Mt. Melbourne (118b), Victoria Land Att389_e.pdf 338 kb
No. 119 (SPA-23), Forlidas Pond and Davis Valley Ponds Att271_e.pdf 315 kb
No. 120 (SPA 24), Pointe-Geologie Archipelago Att272_e.pdf 547 kb
No. 121 (SSSI-1), Cape Royds, Ross Island att423_e.pdf 2,003 kb
No. 122 (SSSI-2), Arrival Heights, Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island Att211_e.pdf 250 kb
No. 123 (SSSI-3), Barwick Valley, Victoria Land Att390_e.pdf 272 kb
No. 124 (SSSI-4), Cape Crozier, Ross Island Att391_e.pdf 465 kb
No. 125 (SSSI-5), Fildes Peninsula, King George Island, South Shetland Islands Att424_e.pdf 9.47 Mb
No. 126 (SSSI-6), Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands Att185_e.pdf 661 kb
No. 127 (SSSI-7), Haswell Island Att335_e.pdf 531 kb
No. 128 (SSSI-8), Western Shore of Admiralty Bay, King George Island Att200_e.pdf 242 kb
No. 129 (SSSI-9), Rothera Point, Adelaide Island att356_e.pdf 140 kb
No. 130 (SSSI-11), Tramway Ridge, Mt. Erebus, Ross Island Att186_e.pdf 501 kb
No. 131 (SSSI-12), Canada Glacier, Lake Fryxell, Taylor Valley, Victoria Land Att331_e.pdf 472 kb
No. 132 (SSSI-13), Potter Peninsula, King George Island, South Shetland Islands Att273_e.pdf 225 kb
No. 133 (SSSI-14), Harmony Point, Nelson Island, South Shetland Island Att274_e.pdf 208 kb
No. 134 (SSSI-15), Cierva Point offshore islands, Danco Coast, Antarctic Peninsula Att332_e.pdf 521 kb
No. 135 (SSSI-16), North-East Bailey Peninsula, Budd Coast, Wilkes Land Att392_e.pdf 1.03 Mb
No. 136 (SSSI-17), Clark Peninsula, Budd Coast, Wilkes Land Att425_e.pdf 3.15 Mb
No. 137 (SSSI-18), Northwest White Island, McMurdo Sound Att393_e.pdf 208 kb
No. 138 (SSSI-19), Linnaeus Terrace, Asgard Range, Victoria Land Att394_e.pdf 219 Mb
No. 139 (SSSI-20), Biscoe Point, Anvers Island Att212_e.pdf 346 kb
No. 140 (SSSI-21), Shores of Port Foster, Deception Island, South Shetland Islands Att291_e.pdf 1.24 Mb
No. 141 (SSSI-22), Yukidori Valley, Langhovde, Lutzow-Holm Bay Att205_e.pdf 395 kb
No. 142 (SSSI-23), Svarthamaren Mountains, Muhlig-HofmannMountians, Queen Maud Land Att426_e.pdf 351 kb
No. 143 (SSSI-25), Marine Plain, Mule Peninsula, Vestfold Hills, Princess Elizabeth Land Att193_e.pdf 537 kb
No. 144 (SSSI-26), Chile Bay (Discovery Bay) Att145_e.pdf 50 kb
No. 145 (SSSI-27), Port Foster, Deception Island, South Shetland Islands Att284_e.pdf 136 kb
No. 146 (SSSI-28), South Bay, Doumer Island, Palmer Archipelago Att147_e.pdf 73 kb
No. 147 (SSSI-29), Ablation Point-Ganymede Heights, Alexander Island Att188_e.pdf 331 kb
No. 148 (SSSI-31), Mount Flora, Hope Bay, Antarctic Peninsula Att189_e.pdf 298 kb
No. 149 (SSSI-32), Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands Att275_e.pdf 290 kb
No. 150 (SSSI-33), Ardley Island, Maxwell Bay, King George Island, South Shetland Islands Att427_e.pdf 1.08 Mb
No. 151 (SSSI-34), Lions Rump, King George Island, South Shetland Islands Att203_e.pdf 804 kb
No. 152 (SSSI-35), Western Bransfield Strait, Antarctic Peninsula Att428_e.pdf 846 kb
No. 153 (SSSI-36), East Dallmann Bay, Antarctic Peninsula Att429_e.pdf 1.25 Mb
No. 154 (SSSI-37) Botany Bay, Cape Geology, Victoria Land Att395_e.pdf 498 kb
No. 155 (SPA-25), Cape Evans, Ross Island Att396_e.pdf 298 kb
No. 156 (SPA-26), Lewis Bay, Mount Erebus, Ross Island, Ross Sea Att197_e.pdf 617 kb
No. 157 (SPA-27), Backdoor Bay, Cape Royds, Ross Island Att277_e.pdf 598 kb
No. 158 (SPA-28), Hut Point, Ross Island Att278_e.pdf 536 kb
No. 159 (SPA-29), Cape Adare Att279_e.pdf 315 kb
No. 160, Frazier Island, Wilkes Land Att397_e.pdf 323 kb
No. 161, Terra Nova Bay, Ross Sea Att398_e.pdf 321 kb
No. 162, Maswson's Huts, Cape Denison, Commonwealth Bay, George V Land, East Antarctica Att430_e.pdf 3.90 Mb
No. 163, Dakshin Gangotri Glacier, Queen Maud Land Att280_e.pdf 502 kb
No. 164, Scullin and Murray Monoliths, Mac Robertson Land, East Antarctica Att281_e.pdf 640 kb
No. 165, Edmonson Point, Wood Bay, Ross Sea Att334_e.pdf 647 kb
No. 166, Port-Martin, Terre-Adelie Att337_e.pdf 276 kb
No. 167, Hawker Island, Vestfold Hills, Ingrid Christensen Coast, Princess Elizabeth Land, East Antarctica Att336_e.pdf 577 kb
No. 168, Moutn Harding, Grove Mountains, East Antarctica Att386_e.pdf 766 kb
No. 169, Amanda Bay, Ingrid Christensen Coast Princess Elizabeth Land, East Antarctica Att387_e.pdf 309 kb
No. 170, Marion Nunataks, Charcot Island, Antarctic Peninsula Att388_e.pdf 318 kb
No. 171, Narebski Point, Barton Peninsula, King George Island Att431_e.pdf 1.21 Mb

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