Chagos Archipelago

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The Chagos Archipelago (/ˈɑːɡs/ or /ˈɑːɡəs/) or Chagos Islands (formerly the Bassas de Chagas,[1] and later the Oil Islands) is a group of seven atolls in the Indian Ocean. The atolls are made up of more than 60 individual islands. The islands are located about 500 kilometres (310 mi) south of Maldives.

The islands make up the British Indian Ocean Territory.

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