Way Archipelago (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Way Archipelago (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Archipelago (5)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
More than 120 small islands and rocks, of which the largest is Stillwell Island, distributed close off shore in the form of an arc. The archipelago extends from the vicinity of Cape Gray, at the east side of the entrance to Commonwealth Bay, to the vicinity of Garnet Point, at the west side of the entrance to Watt Bay. Discovered by the AAE (1911-14) under Douglas Mawson, who named the group for Sir Samuel Way, Chancellor of the University of Adelaide in 1911.