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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Reuters) - An Argentine tourist map that put disputed Patagonian glaciers on Argentina's side of the border has inflamed already tense relations with neighboring Chile.

http://go.reuters.co...oddlyEnoughNews

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seems odd, that reuters article make it sound like the argentine government did a tourist map, which seems unlikely.

Note that Argentina has a bad history of extending their territorial claims through maps, into Antarctica (presenting the Argentinian sector on stamps, for instance, as proper Argentininan soil) or the souther Atlantic ocean islands (falkland/south georgia/sandwich islands etc)
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(presenting the Argentinian sector on stamps, for instance, as proper Argentininan soil)


I used to collect stamps, but got rid of my collection a few years ago. However, I did save the ones with maps on them and I have a few of those famous Argentinian stamps used to support the Antarctic claim. I'll see if I can scan one of them.
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has anyone managed to take a peek of this trouble-brewing map? can't seem to find it anywhere




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