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

Feature Class (see definition): Pillar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3726

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 08' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.1333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Conspicuous rock stack lying 1.5 mi N of Point Thomas on the W side of Admiralty Bay, King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The name "Anse Denais," for one of the seamen on the Pourquoi-Pas?, was given in 1908-10 by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot to a cove on the N side of Ezcurra Inlet. Recent air photos show no cove in this position and the name Denais has been transferred to the feature now described in order to preserve Charcot's naming in the area.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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