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

Feature Class (see definition): Bar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3896

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 35' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.5833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Submerged rock in Stromness Bay, South Georgia, lying 0.7 mi NNE of Ems Rock. The rock was positioned by Discovery Investigations personnel under Lieutenant Commander J.M. Chaplin, Royal Navy (RN), who made surveys of Stromness Bay in 1927 and 1929. They probably applied the name, which is now well established in local use.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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