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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12854

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 19' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 57' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.3166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.95

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A rock lying 0.1 mi W of Saavedra Rock in the Duroch Islands, Trinity Peninsula. The Chilean Antarctic Expedition of 1947-48, under the command of Navy Captain Ernesto Gonzalez Navarrete, made a survey of this area and gave the name "Islote Astronomo Romero" after Astronomer of the Chilean Army Guillermo Romero Gonzalez who was a member of the expedition and did astronomical work in the Antarctic. Around 1951 the name "Islote Romero" began to be used to avoid the compound name. The present name, Romero Rock, has been in use since 1962.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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