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

Feature Class (see definition): Harbor

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12970

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
003° 21' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 3.35

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): An open anchorage along the SW coast of Bouvetoya, approximately midway between Norvegia Point and Lars Island. The anchorage was used in December 1927 by the Norvegia, the vessel of the Norwegian expedition under Captain Harald Horntvedt. They named it "Roverhullet," a name suggesting a place where only pirates would feel at home!

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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