Thursday, December 15, 2005

HistoryPodcast Episode 37 - Sealand

The Principality of Sealand is a micronation (a self-declared, unrecognised state-like entity) located in the North Sea six miles (10 km) off the coast of Essex, United Kingdom.

Coordinates for Sealand:
51° 53'40 N, 1° 28'57 E

HistoryPodcast 37 - Sealand.mp3 20:39 - 19MB

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