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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3844

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 19' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 23' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.3166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.3833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Two rocks lying at the N end of the Pitt Islands, in the Biscoe Islands. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956, and mapped from these photos by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959 for Charles Dickens (1812-70), English novelist. A number of other features in the Pitt Islands are named after characters in his Pickwick Papers.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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