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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16835

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 05' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.0833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Small island lying close to the W side of Brooklyn Island in the E portion of Wilhelmina Bay, off the W coast of Graham Land. Discovered by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE), 1897-99, under Gerlache, and named on the recommendation of Dr. Frederick A. Cook, surgeon of the expedition in honor of R.A. Van Wyck, first mayor of Greater New York City.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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