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

Feature Class (see definition): Bar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2608

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

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 13' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.2166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Isolated rock, which is awash, lying in the center of Gerlache Strait near its junction with Orleans Strait, in the Palmer Archipelago. Shown on an Argentine government chart of 1957. So named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 because the rock is a danger to shipping.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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