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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1471

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
53° 01' 00" S

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

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 73.5666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): A small, dark rock lying immediately NW of Morgan Island and 0.2 mi N of Heard Island. The feature appears to be roughly shown on an 1860 sketch map prepared by Captain H.C. Chester, American sealer operating in this area during this period. The name, which is descriptive, appears to have been applied on charts about 1932, probably as a result of the 1929 British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) work under Mawson.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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