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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4298

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
055° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -55.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Two rocks lying just off the E end of Dundee Island, off the N end of Antarctic Peninsula. A small island was reported here by Captain James Ross, Royal Navy (RN), on Dec. 30, 1842. He named it "Eden Island" for Captain Charles Eden, RN. Following survey by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1953, it was reported that the feature consists of two rocks lying close together.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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