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Auckland Islands

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Auckland Islands, group of uninhabited islands, of volcanic origin, lying in the southern Pacific Ocean about 200 mi (320 km) south of New Zealand. They were used as a whaling station during the early 19th century. The islands are controlled by New Zealand.

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