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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10580

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 23' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 45' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.3833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 62.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A solitary, dark rock, partly ice-covered, 3 mi N of Williams Rocks, off the coast of Mac. Robertson Land. Mapped by R.G. Dovers of Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) in 1954. Named by ANCA for R. Nelson, weather observer at Mawson Station in 1962, who assisted with the triangulation of this rock and the erection of a beacon.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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