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Bug#426890: localechooser: several countries are misplaced

> >
> >Most of the French people will mentally associate the "Terres
> >Australes" to Antarctica given that the most part of the territory is
> >is Terre Adélie, the other part being Crozet and Kerguelen Islands.
> Actually, you are confusing 'Terres australes françaises' (TF in ISO
> 3166-1), with 'Terres australes et antarctiques françaises'. The
> Adélie Land is part of the latter, but not of the former. ISO 3166-1
> territories do not always match administrative divisions.

Funnily, depending on the source, Kerguelen and Crozet are sometimes
considered to be in the Antarctic Ocean, not Indian Ocean.

However, finally, the best definition of the limit between both is the
60th parallel, while Kerguelen is 49°S and Crozet is 46°S. So let's
move them to the Indian Ocean.

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