Weeks Stack

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Location of Nelson Island in the South Shetland Islands.

Weeks Stack (62°14′S 59°3′W / 62.233°S 59.050°W / -62.233; -59.050Coordinates: 62°14′S 59°3′W / 62.233°S 59.050°W / -62.233; -59.050) is a sea stack lying off the north tip of Nelson Island in the northern approach to Fildes Strait, in the South Shetland Islands. Named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) in 1961 for Captain Weeks, Master of the British sealing vessel Horatio from London, who visited the South Shetland Islands in 1820-21.

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Weeks Stack" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).