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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8358

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 13' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 33' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.2166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.55

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): One large and several smaller rocks lying 2 mi NW of Casy Island and 7 mi W of Prime Head, the N tip of Antarctic Peninsula. Discovered by a French expedition, 1837-40, under Captain Jules Dumont d'Urville, and named by him for Ensign Antoine Pavin de la Farge of the expedition ship Zelee. They were recharted by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1946.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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