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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14200

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 14' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 09' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.2333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.15

Elevation (see definition): 20

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972

Description (see definition): A rock midway between Lumus Rock and Betheder Islands in Wilhelm Archipelago. Discovered and named "Black Reef" by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), 1934-37. Resighted from His (Her) Majesty's Ship (HMS) Endurance in February 1969 and described as a rock about 20 m high. The synonym Sooty was recommended by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) to avoid duplication of the name Black Rock.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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