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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14831

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 47' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 04' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.7833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.0666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1975

Description (see definition): A group of five rocks, two always exposed, lying 0.1 mi SW of Eichorst Island and 0.6 mi SSE of Bonaparte Point, Anvers Island. The name was suggested by Palmer Station personnel in 1972. Ocean swells working on the shoal surrounding these rocks, cause breaking and a "surge" of the water level in any weather condition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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