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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4097

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
52° 56' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 35' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -52.9333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 73.5833333

Elevation (see definition): 37

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): A rock, about 37 m high, lying 0.3 mi SSE of Shag Island and 6 mi N of Heard Island. This rock, though positioned several miles too far westward, appears to have been first shown on an 1860 sketch map compiled by Captain H.C. Chester, American sealer operating in the area during this period. It was more accurately charted on an 1874 chart by a British expedition under Nares in the for Alan Campbell-Drury, radio operator and photographer with the party.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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