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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17492

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 33' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.55

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1999

Description (see definition): Small group of land rocks midway between Spigot Peak and Zeiss Needle, overlooking Selvick Cove to the W and Orne Harbor to the E, Arctowski Peninsula, Danco Coast. The name Sophie Rocks was originally used by F.A.A. Cook, a member of the Belgian Antarctic Expedition, in 1898 to refer to this conspicuous group of rocks, and presumably Spigot Peak and Zeiss Needle as well. The name is being applied to retain its use in this area.

Date Created (see definition): 01/21/1999

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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