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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12679

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 48' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.8

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): Isolated rock midway between Cape Evensen and Pesky Rocks, off the W coast of Graham Land. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956-57, and mapped from these photos by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). So named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959 because the rock lies in the route of ships which have passed southward through the channel between Marie Island and the mainland.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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