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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11761

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 19' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 48' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.3166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.8

Elevation (see definition): 65

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Rock, 65 m high, the largest of a group of rocks lying 1 mi E of the E end of Nelson Island, in the South Shetland Islands. This rock, known to sealers in the area as early as 1821, was charted and named by DI personnel on the Discovery II in 1935.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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