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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5130

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 46' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 53' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.7666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.8833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): Prominent rock 1 mi NE of Cone Hill on Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island. Cone Hill and this rock were designated "Cone Hill I" and "Cone Hill II," respectively, by the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE) under Scott, 1910-13. Cone Hill has been approved for Scott's "Cone Hill I," but a new name suggested by A.J. Heine has been substituted for this prominent rock. M.R.J. Ford, New Zealand surveyor, established a survey beacon network for the McMurdo Ice Shelf Project, 1962-63. A survey beacon was established earlier on this rock by a U.S. Hydrographic Office survey team, 1955-56.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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