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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14700

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
155° 26' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -155.4333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): A rock 1 mi NW of Mount Nilsen in the Rockefeller Mountains of Edward VII Peninsula. Discovered by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) in 1929. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for John P. Strider, Aviation Machinist's Mate, U.S. Navy (USN), plane captain on the ski-equipped R4D carrying R. Admiral George Dufek that was the first aircraft to land at the geographic South Pole, on Oct. 31, 1956.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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