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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7853

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 49' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.8166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Group of pillar-shaped rocks, lying 3 mi N of Tower Island in the Palmer Archipelago. The name Kendall Group appears NW of this position on a chart based upon work by a British expedition under Commander Henry Foster, Royal Navy (RN), 1828-31, but it was later found that no islands exist there. The name Kendall Rocks has subsequently been applied to these pillar-shaped rocks discovered in 1838 by a French expedition under Captain Jules Dumont d'Urville. Named for Lieutenant E.N. Kendall of Foster's expedition ship, the Chanticleer.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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