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

Feature Class (see definition): Bar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16659

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
003° 28' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 3.4666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): A reef which extends southward for about 0.5 mi from Cape Fie, Bouvetoya. The reef was charted in 1898 by a German expedition in the Valdivia under Karl Chun. It was recharted in December 1927 by a Norwegian expedition in the latter for Captain John Williams, American sealer who visited Bouvetoya in the schooner Golden West in 1878, making a landing on the island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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