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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13860

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
61° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 23' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.3833333

Elevation (see definition): 10

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): A group consisting of a rock, 10 m high, surrounded by sunken rocks, lying 5 mi NE of Cape Melville, King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The name "Simpsons Islands" appears on a chart of 1825 by British sealer James Weddell, but the term rocks is considered more descriptive than islands.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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