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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12911

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 17' 29" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
170° 13' 24" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.2913889

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 170.2233333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): The southern of two rocks called The Sisters (q.v.), off the N extremity of Cape Adare. The other rock pillar, Gertrude Rock (q.v.) disappeared between 2003 and 2006. The Sisters were named by the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE), 1898-1900. Rose Rock was named by Campbell, leader of the Northern Party of the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE), 1910-13, at the suggestion of Levick, after a favorite comic song which concerned two sisters named Rose and Gertrude. This description was revised 17 July 2007.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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