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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16621

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 19' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
170° 14' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.3166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 170.2333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): A small cove on the S side of Seabee Hook, a recurved spit formed 1 mi W of Cape Hallett at the entrance to Edisto Inlet, Victoria Land. Surveyed in January 1956 by members of U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz) I from the icebreaker Edisto. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for James H. Willett of the Navy Hydrographic Office, who directed the establishment of astronomical control stations on Ross Island and Seabee Hook in 1955-56.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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