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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16326

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 55' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 53' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.9166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.8833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1951

Description (see definition): Group of small, low, snow-covered islands forming the northernmost group in the Wilhelm Archipelago. Discovered by a German expedition 1873-74, under Dallmann. Sighted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE), 1897-99, under Gerlache, and named for Lieutenant General Wauwermans, president of the Societe Royale de Geographie, Antwerp, a supporter of the expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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