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

Feature Class (see definition): Bar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14889

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 38' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.6333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Group of submerged rocks reported to lie 9 mi WNW of Rugged Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The name seems first to appear on the charts of the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1908-10, under Charcot. It probably derives from the Svip, a whale catcher operating in the area at that time.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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