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Willis Islands

Not to be confused with Willis Island (Coral Sea).
Willis Islands

South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands
Geography
Coordinates

54°0′S 38°11′W / 54.000°S 38.183°W / -54.000; -38.183

Country
United Kingdom

The Willis Islands are a small archipelago to the west of the main island of South Georgia. They are 2 miles (3.2 km) west of Bird Island.

They were discovered on 14th of January by Captain James Cook and named for Cook's midshipman Thomas Willis, the crew member who first sighted them.

Islands

See also

References

  • Stonehouse, B (ed.) Encyclopedia of Antarctica and the Southern Oceans (2002, ISBN 0-471-98665-8)

External links

  • Map of Willis Islands

 This article incorporates Geographic Names Information System). Coordinates: 54°0′S 38°11′W / 54.000°S 38.183°W / -54.000; -38.183

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