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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1355

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
095° 25' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 95.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Low, ice-covered rock about 150 ft long, with numerous rock exposures close above sea level, lying immediately W of Shackleton Ice Shelf, about 25 mi NE of Junction Corner. Delineated from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47. An astronomical control station was established on the rock by U.S. Navy (USN) OpWml, 1947-48. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Tech. Sergeant George H. Bigelow, U.S. Marine Corps (USMC), tractor driver-mechanic with U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp and U.S. Navy (USN) OpWml.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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