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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4315

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 13' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 08' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.2166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.1333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972

Description (see definition): Low rocks 1.2 mi SW of the W tip of Neny Island, lying in Marguerite Bay off the W coast of Graham Land. Surveyed in 1947 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) and named for the USS Edisto, icebreaker with U.S. Navy (USN) OpWml, which visited Marguerite Bay in February 1948 and assisted in the relief of the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) and Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) parties on Stonington Island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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