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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11899

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Small compact group of rocks, lying 5 mi W of Millerand Island in Marguerite Bay, off the W coast of Graham Land. First roughly surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill. The rocks were visited and resurveyed in 1949 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), who established a sealing camp there. The name, proposed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), derives from the old sealers' term "pod," meaning a group of seals hauled ashore.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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