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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10886

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
168° 20' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 168.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A reef of rocks, the charted position of which is doubtful, reported to extend about 4 mi southward from Bernacchi Head, Franklin Island, in the Ross Sea. Discovered in 1841 by Ross. Named by C.E. Borchgrevink, a native of Norway, leader of the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE), 1898-1900.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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