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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12584

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 42' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 03' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.7

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.05

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1968

Description (see definition): A prominent headland forming the extremity of McCarthy Ridge on the SE side of Eisenhower Range, overlooking the Nansen Ice Sheet on the coast of Victoria Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1955-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Captain James C. Rhodes, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR), an LC-130 aircraft commander with U.S. Navy (USN) Squadron VX-6 for several seasons to 1967.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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