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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4936

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 55' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 07' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.9166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.1166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Rock lying 1 mi SSE of Brode Island and 2 mi S of Cape Disappointment, the S extremity of South Georgia. It is first (southernmost) in a line of three insular features S of Cape Disappointment discovered in 1775 by Captain James Cook. So named because of its position by DI personnel who charted South Georgia in the period 1926-30.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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