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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16755

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 41' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 62.6833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1973

Description (see definition): A group of small islands in the entrance to Holme Bay, about 1 mi W of Azimuth Islands. First mapped from air photographs by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37. Remapped from air photos by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE). Named by ANCA for C. Wollesen Petersen, radio officer on the Thala Dan and Nella Dan on nine Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) relief voyages.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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