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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10999

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 05' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 24' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.0833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.4

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Rock 0.1 mi SW of Stenhouse Bluff, King George Island, lying in Visca Anchorage in the N part of Admiralty Bay, in the South Shetland Islands. First charted by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1908-10, under Charcot. The name "O'Connor's Rock" was first used for this feature on a British chart and is probably after Midshipman W.P. O'Connor, Royal Navy Reserve (RNR),) who assisted in a sketch survey of Visca Anchorage in the Discovery in 1927.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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