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

Feature Class (see definition): Pillar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16382

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 14' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 03' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.2333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.05

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A sea stack lying off the north tip of Nelson Island in the northern approach to Fildes Strait, in the South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1961 for Captain Weeks, Master of the British sealing vessel Horatio from London, who visited the South Shetland Islands in 1820-21.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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