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Way Archipelago: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Way Archipelago 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): Way Archipelago

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16332

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 53' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
143° 40' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.8833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 143.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): More than 120 small islands and rocks, of which the largest is Stillwell Island, distributed close off shore in the form of an arc. The archipelago extends from the vicinity of Cape Gray, at the east side of the entrance to Commonwealth Bay, to the vicinity of Garnet Point, at the west side of the entrance to Watt Bay. Discovered by the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) (1911-14) under Douglas Mawson, who named the group for Sir Samuel Way, Chancellor of the University of Adelaide in 1911.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Way Archipelago 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 Way Archipelago should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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