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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5917

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
100° 33' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 100.55

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Prominent rock outcrops situated at the S side of the mouth of Apfel Glacier at its junction with Scott Glacier. Mapped from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47, and named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Philip J. Grace, USN, pilot with U.S. Navy (USN) OpWml, 1947-48, who assisted in operations which resulted in the establishment of astronomical control stations from Wilhelm II Coast to Budd Coast.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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