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Wilkes Land

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Pronunciation: /wɪlks
  • A region of Antarctica with a coast on the Indian Ocean. It is claimed by Australia.


named after the American naval officer Charles Wilkes (1798–1877), who sighted and surveyed it between 1838 and 1842.

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