Coats Land

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Coats Land is located in Antarctica
Coats Land
Coats Land
Location of Coats Land in Antarctica
The sheer ice cliffs of the Caird Coast as seen by Shackleton's Expedition in January, 1915

Coats Land is a region in Antarctica which lies westward of Queen Maud Land and forms the eastern shore of the Weddell Sea, extending in a general northeast-southwest direction between 20º00´W and 36º00´W. The northeast part was discovered from the Scotia by William S. Bruce, leader of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902-04. He gave the name Coats Land for James Coats, Jr., and Major Andrew Coats, the two chief supporters of the expedition.[1]

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Coordinates: 77°00′S 27°30′W / 77.000°S 27.500°W / -77.000; -27.500