Name details

Weeks Stack

Weeks Stack (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Weeks Stack  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111868

Feature type: Stack

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

in W entrance of Fildes Strait, King George Island, was charted by DI in 1935 (BA chart 1774, 9.vii.1948); photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers in this area, named after Capt. Joseph Weeks, Master of the sealing ship Horatio (Horatio Stump. q.v.) from London, who visited the South Shetland Islands, 1820-21 (APC, 1962, p.33; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 13' 38.1" S
- 62.22725°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
59° 02' 44.5" W
- 59.04569°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Aug-1962

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