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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14881

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 11' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.1833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Rock lying S of Oluf Rocks in Gilbert Strait, in the Palmer Archipelago. Photographed by the Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE) in 1955-57 and mapped from these photos by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 after the Danish freighter Oluf Sven (Captain J.C. Ryge) which transported the Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE) to Deception Island in 1955 and 1956, and was used during the two summers as a mobile base for operations by ground survey parties.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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