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Potmess Rocks: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Potmess 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): Potmess Rocks

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11999

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 19' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.3166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972

Description (see definition): A group of large rocks, including the very distinctive feature named Asses Ears near the N end, located 1.2 mi W of Heywood Island, South Shetland Islands. The name arose from the midday stew served on Nimrod of the Royal Navy (RN) Hydrographic Survey Unit, January to March 1967, at the time the rocks were charted.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

NOTE: The information regarding Potmess 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 Potmess Rocks should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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