This page presents the geographical name data for Bernard 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): Bernard Rocks
Feature Class (see definition): Island
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 1288
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 08' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 01' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.1333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.0166667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960
Description (see definition): Small group of rocks between Davis Island and Spallanzani Point, off the NE side of Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago. First mapped by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot, 1903-05. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956-57, and mapped from these photos in 1959. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Claude Bernard (1813-78), French physiologist who made important contributions to the understanding of digestion, function of the liver and the methods of experimental medicine.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data