E-mail this page Print this page
Allen Rocks: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
SpanishFrenchSimplified ChineseGermanRussianHindiArabicPortuguese
This page presents the geographical name data for Allen 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): Allen Rocks

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17878

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
169° 09' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 169.15

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2000

Description (see definition): A small but distinctive group of rocks 2.2 mi ENE of Slattery Peak in Kyle Hills, Ross Island. The feature includes a central nunatak that in outline resembles the letter a. A low ridge encloses the nunatak except on the south. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2000) after Robert J. Allen, U.S. Antarctic Resource Center, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Reston, VA, cartographer and expert on aerial photography of Antarctica, who was closely involved in U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) mapping of the continent, 1950-2000.

Date Created (see definition): 10/27/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


- Please bookmark this page (add it to your favorites).
- If you wish to link to this page, you can do so by referring to the URL address below this line.

https://geographic.org/geographic_names/antname.php?uni=17878&fid=antgeo_127

Copyright © 1995-2012 ITA all rights reserved.


Antarctica names alphabetically
A * B * C * D * E * F * G *H * I * J * K * L * M * N * O * P * Q * R * S * T * U * V * W * X * Y * Z


Global names alphabetically



. . . Feedback




| COUNTRIES | Geographic.org | GEOLOGY | USA STATISTICS | CHINA STATS | COUNTRY CODES | AIRPORTS | RELIGION | JOBS |