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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11708

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 50' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.8333333

Elevation (see definition): 10

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): An insular rock rising 10 m above sea level SW of Hugo Island, in the W approaches to French Passage, Wilhelm Archipelago. The rock was charted by a Royal Navy (RN) Hydrographic Survey Unit from His (Her) Majesty's Ship (HMS) Protector, 1966-67. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Captain Edmund M.S. Phelps, First Officer in John Biscoe, 1966-72 (Senior Master from 1972), who assisted with the hydrographic survey of the area, 1965-67.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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