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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9091

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 17' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 39' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.2833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.65

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Low rock surrounded by foul ground, lying 1 mi SW of Stranger Point, the S extremity of King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. An unnamed rock in essentially this position appears on a chart by David Ferguson, Scottish geologist aboard the whaler Hanka, in these waters in 1913-14. Low Rock was more accurately charted by DI personnel on the Discovery II in 1935 and 1937.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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