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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 769

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
098° 02' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 98.0333333

Elevation (see definition): 185

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1949

Description (see definition): Vertical rock outcrop rising to 185 m, midway between Delay Point and Jones Rocks on the W side of Melba Peninsula. Discovered in September 1912 by the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) under Mawson, and so named because of the occurrence of a tremendous avalanche while members of the expedition were encamped nearby.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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