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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3747

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 49' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 62.8166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Group of 4 steep-sided rocks lying 1 mi N of Peake-Jones Rock in Holme Bay, Mac. Robertson Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37. So named by ANCA because Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) parties going W from Mawson Station on the sea ice always pass through or close to these rocks.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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