This page presents the geographical name data for Webber 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): Webber Island
Feature Class (see definition): Island
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 16344
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 17' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
153° 05' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.2833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -153.0833333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970
Description (see definition): The large central island (between Olson Island and Chandler Island) of the White Islands in southern Sulzberger Bay. It is rudely delineated on the map of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE), 1928-30, and indicated as "low ice cliffs" that rise above the ice shelf in this part of the bay. Mapped in detail by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-65. Named for James Webber, U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) ionospheric physicist at Byrd Station, 1968-69 season.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data