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

Feature Class (see definition): Bar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12542

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
037° 14' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -37.2333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Submerged rock marked by breakers, 0.6 mi NE of Skua Island in the entrance to the Bay of Isles, South Georgia. Charted in 1930 by DI survey personnel. So named because a whale catcher passing near this rock sighted a flag on Skua Island, eventually leading to the rescue of the survey party at Camp Bay where their vessel had run aground.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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