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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13157

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
52° 54' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 34' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -52.9

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 73.5666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): A rock lying 1 mi NW of Shag Island and 7 mi N of Heard Island. This rock, though positioned several miles too far westward, appears to have been first shown on an 1860 sketch map compiled by Captain H.C. Chester, American sealer operating in the area during this period. It was more accurately charted and named on an 1874 chart by the Challenger expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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