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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2202

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 14' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 02' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.2333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.0333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Small group of three rocks lying in Marguerite Bay, 1 mi S of Neny Island, off the W coast of Graham Land. Surveyed in 1947 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) and named by them for the USS Burton Island, icebreaker with U.S. Navy (USN) OpWml, which visited Marguerite Bay in 1948 and assisted in the relief of the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) and Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) parties on Stonington Island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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