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

Feature Class (see definition): Bar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10887

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
53° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 19' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 73.3166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): A sunken rock outside the entrance to West Bay, about 1.2 mi SE of West Cape, off the W side of Heard Island. The name Norvegian Rock appears in a supplement to the 1930 British Admiralty Antarctic Pilot and probably reflects the work of Norwegian whalers in the vicinity in that general period. The form Norwegian Rock was recommended by ANCA in 1954.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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