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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5089

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
155° 10' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -155.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): Rock outcrops just S of Mount Schlossbach in the Rockefeller Mountains of Edward VII Peninsula. The name, applied by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN), recalls the fact that a Fokker airplane of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE), 1928-30, was damaged beyond repair by strong winds while it was on the ground on the S side of nearby Washington Ridge. The plane was visited by Charles Morrison of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on Dec. 31, 1966.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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