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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12168

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
055° 39' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -55.65

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Rock lying E of Eden Rocks, off the E end of Dundee Island in the Joinville Island group. The name Cape Puget was given by Sir James Clark Ross on Dec. 30, 1842, for Captain William D. Puget, Royal Navy (RN), but it is not clear from Ross' text what feature he was naming. The name Puget Rock was given by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1956 in order to preserve Ross' name in this vicinity.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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