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Stewart Strait: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Stewart Strait in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Stewart Strait

Feature Class (see definition): Channel

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14595

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
038° 06' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -38.1

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Strait 2 mi wide between Bird Island and the Willis Islands, off the W end of South Georgia. The strait was navigated and charted by Captain James Cook in 1775; later called Willis Sound by sealers and whalers; recharted by DI in 1930 and named after Walter Stuart , Customs Officer in South Georgia at that time.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Stewart Strait in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Stewart Strait should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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