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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10496

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 26' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.4333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Rock lying 1.75 mi ESE of Point Thomas in Admiralty Bay, King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Charted by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot, 1908-10. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for Ronald G. Napier (1925-1956) of Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), general assistant and handyman at the Signy Island station in 1955, and then leader at Admiralty Bay until he was drowned on March 24, 1956.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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