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

Feature Class (see definition): Bar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 442

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
038° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -38

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Small group of rocks 0.5 mi E of Cape Paryadin, South Georgia. The rocks are bare of vegetation and awash in heavy seas. The name Andrews Islands was probably given by Lieutenant Commander J.M. Chaplin, Royal Navy (RN), of the Discovery during his survey of the area in 1926. The South Georgia Survey (SGS), 1955-56, reported that "rocks" is a more suitable descriptive term for this group.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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