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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10035

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 53' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 37' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.8833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.6166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Small group of rocks lying off Chionis Island near Trinity Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. So named by whalers because the Minerva, one of the whale catchers of the British factory ship Pythia, went aground on these rocks in March 1922. The catcher was abandoned and, because of the heavy swell, became a total wreck.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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