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Bauprés Rocks: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Bauprés Rocks in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Bauprés Rocks

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1088

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 54' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 37' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.9

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.6166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Two rocks lying in the middle of the southern entrance to Peltier Channel, in the Palmer Archipelago. First charted by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot, 1903-05. The descriptive name "Rocas Baupres" (bowsprit rocks) was used on Argentine government charts as early as 1952; when viewed from a distance the feature is reported to resemble the bowsprit of a ship.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Bauprés Rocks in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bauprés Rocks should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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