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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3717

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 21' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 02' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.35

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.0333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A group of rocks off the NW coast of Trinity Peninsula in the approach to Huon Bay, 3 mi NE of Cape Ducorps. Discovered in March 1838 by Captain Jules Dumont d'Urville, who named the rocks for Lieutenant Francois Barlatier Demas of the expedition ship Astrolabe. The rocks were surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1946.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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