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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4094

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 46' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
141° 35' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.7666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 141.5833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): Rocky island 0.15 mi long between Retour Island and Claquebue Island in the Curzon Islands. Charted in 1951 by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) and named by them "Rocher des Drus" in memory of the scaling of the needle-shaped peaks of Chamonix, France, "dru" being French for strong.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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