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Sisters, The (historical): Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Sisters, The (historical) 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): Sisters, The (historical)

Feature Class (see definition): Pillar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13897

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 17' 24" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
170° 13' 12" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.29

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 170.22

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): Gertrude Rock (q.v.), the northernmost pillar, collapsed into the sea between 2003 and 2006 leaving only Rose Rock (q.v.), the southernmost pillar standing. Formerly, two stacks or pillar-like rocks standing together just N of Cape Adare at the NE extremity of Victoria Land. First charted and named The Sisters by the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE), 1898-1900, under C.E. Borchgrevink. The northern pillar was later named Gertrude Rock, and the southern one Rose Rock, by the Northern Party of British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE), 1910-13. This description was revised 17 July 2007.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

NOTE: The information regarding Sisters, The (historical) 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 Sisters, The (historical) should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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