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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10711

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
044° 51' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -44.85

Elevation (see definition): 155

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Insular rock, 155 m high, lying 0.5 mi NW of Route Point, the NW tip of Laurie Island in the South Orkney Islands. First seen and roughly charted by Captain George Powell and Captain Nathaniel Palmer on the occasion of their joint cruise in 1821. Recharted in 1903 by the ScotNAE under William S. Bruce, who named it for the birthplace of his wife in Scotland.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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