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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2400

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 59' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
143° 47' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.9833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 143.7833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Twin rocky promontories on the western side of Watt Bay, 3 mi south of Garnet Point. Discovered by the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) (1911-14) under Douglas Mawson, who gave the name because of the large Cape pigeon rookery here. The Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) has added a hyphen between the first and second words in the specific part of the name to reduce ambiguity and emphasize the generic term "Rocks."

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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