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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1742

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 54' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 10' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.9

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Small group of rocks lying 1.5 miles SW of Bruce Island, off the W coast of Graham Land. The rocks appear on an Argentine government chart of 1954. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for Louis-Marie-Auguste Boutan (1859-1934), French naturalist and pioneer of submarine photography, 1893-98.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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