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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2305

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 38' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.6333333

Elevation (see definition): 500

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

Description (see definition): Rock mass on the E coast of Alexander Island, which rises to 500 m, 2 mi NE of Lamina Peak and 2 mi inland from George VI Sound. First photographed from the air on Nov. 23, 1935, by Lincoln Ellsworth and mapped from these photos by W.L.G. Joerg. Surveyed in 1949 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), and so named by them because of its offlying position; it is separated from the Lamina Peak ridge by faulting.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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