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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12581

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 34' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 32' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.5666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.5333333

Elevation (see definition): 700

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

Description (see definition): Prominent black rock with steep sides rising to 700 m, standing 5 mi SW of Cape Rymill on the E coast of Palmer Land. It was named Rhino Horn Rock for its suggestive appearance by members of the East Base of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) who charted the area on land and from the air in 1940, but the name has been shortened to Rhino Rock.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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