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dc.coverage.spatial Marion Island en_ZA 2015-12-06T20:09:29Z 2015-12-06T20:09:29Z 1950 en_ZA 1950
dc.description.abstract HMSAS Transvaal, was used in the secret operation "Snoektown",to annex the Prince Edward Islands. It departed Cape Town on 12 December 1947 and landed at Marion Island on 29 Decemebr 1947, claiming Marion Island as South African territory. Lt-Cmdr Fairbairn and Petty Officer Steward Schott placed a metal South African flag and brass plate inscribed: "HMSAS TRANSVAAL – date 29:12:47" on Marion Island, and a similar one a few days later on Prince Edward Island. en_ZA
dc.description.sponsorship Sponsored by the National Research Foundation (South Africa) en_ZA
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dc.subject Marion Island en_ZA
dc.subject Ships en_ZA
dc.subject Transportation en_ZA
dc.subject Marion 42 en_ZA
dc.title HMSAS Transvaal en_ZA
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iso19115.mddistributor.distributorcontact Ken Kockjoy en_ZA JPG en_ZA
iso19115.mdidentification.deliverypoint Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, Faculty of Science, Private Bag X1, Matieland. Stellenbosch. South Africa. en_ZA
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