Wonsey Rock

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Wonsey Rock
Wonsey Rock is located in Antarctica
Wonsey Rock
Location in Antarctica
Coordinates 66°13′S 110°36′E / 66.217°S 110.600°E / -66.217; 110.600Coordinates: 66°13′S 110°36′E / 66.217°S 110.600°E / -66.217; 110.600
Archipelago Swain Islands
Population Uninhabited
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Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Wonsey Rock is a small rock north of Cameron Island in the Swain Islands. This region was photographed by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump (1946–47), ANARE (Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions) (1956), and the Soviet expedition (1956). It was included in a 1957 survey of the islands north of Wilkes Station by C.R. Eklund. He named the rock for construction mechanic Duane J. Wonsey, U.S. Navy, of the Wilkes Station party, 1957.

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