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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12816

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
53° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 24' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 73.4

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): A conspicuous headland marking the N extremity of the peninsula between Atlas Cove and Corinthian Bay on the N coast of Heard Island. Named for the Rogers family of New London, CT, including Captain Erasmus Darwin Rogers, who in 1855 made the first landing on Heard Island in the ship Corinthian, Captain James H. Rogers, master of the brig Zoe, and Henry Rogers, first mate of the Zoe, who in 1856 was leader of the first party to winter on the island. The name appears on an early manuscript map compiled by American sealers.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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