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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15316

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 44' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.7333333

Elevation (see definition): 670

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

Description (see definition): Isolated rock peak, 670 m, situated 2 mi inland from the ice shelf of George VI Sound and 2 mi NE of Block Mountain in eastern Alexander Island. First photographed from the air on Nov. 23, 1935, by Lincoln Ellsworth and later mapped from these photos by W.L.G. Joerg. Roughly surveyed from the ground in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) and resurveyed in 1948-49 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). So named by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) because of its tilted appearance.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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