Wauwermans Islands

Wauwermans Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Wauwermans Islands  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 15793
Name ID: 133483

Feature type: Island (5)

Origin

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:

Narrative

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 BelgAE, 1897-99, under Gerlache, and named for Lieutenant General Wauwermans, president of the Societe Royale de Geographie, Antwerp, a supporter of the expedition.

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Location

Latitude:
64° 55' 00.0" S
- 64.91667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 53' 00.0" W
- 63.88333°
Unknown precision
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:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1951

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