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

Feature Class (see definition): Pillar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13609

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.5

Elevation (see definition): 45

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Three prominent rock needles, the highest 45 m, lying close SE of Rancho Point, Deception Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The name Sewing-Machine Rock was given by whalers for what was originally a conspicuous natural arch. Needles is now considered the more suitable descriptive term; an earthquake tremor in 1924 caused the arch to collapse.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Sewing-Machine Needles 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 Sewing-Machine Needles should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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