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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11813

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
61° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
054° 47' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.7833333

Elevation (see definition): 120

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

Description (see definition): Rock, 120 m high, lying 2.5 mi E of Point Wild and close off the N coast of Elephant Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The name was probably suggested by members of the British expedition under Shackleton, 1914-16, who sighted and described this feature as a pillar of rock during their refuge at Elephant Island following the loss of the Endurance.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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