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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10075

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 37' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.6166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A group of insular rocks close NW of Holdfast Point at the entrance to Lallemand Fjord, Graham Land. Mapped from air photos taken by Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE) (1956-57). The name arose locally; the first Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) party sledging N from Detaille Island on Aug. 21, 1956, fortuitously discovered these rocks while searching in the mist for a secure camp site.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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