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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3231

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 43' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.7166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Small group of rocks in Laubeuf Fjord, lying midway between Pinero Island and Cape Saenz, off the W coast of Graham Land. First roughly surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill. Resurveyed in 1948 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) who gave the name because of the resemblance of these rocks to a covey of partridges sitting in a field.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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