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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14383

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 42' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.6666667

Elevation (see definition): 15

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Group of ice-free rocks, 15 m high, lying 0.75 mi SW of North Point and close to the W coast of Signy Island, in the South Orkney Islands. Surveyed and named in 1947 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). The name is descriptive of the spindrift, or sea spray, which forms over these rocks during westerly gales.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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