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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15374

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
57° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
026° 39' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -26.65

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Isolated rock 0.7 mi ESE of Demon Point, Candlemas Island, in the South Sandwich Islands. It was charted and named Black Rock by personnel on Royal Research Ship (RRS) Discovery II in 1930, but that name was changed to avoid duplication. Renamed by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971 for John F. Tomblin, British Antarctic Survey (BAS) geologist who made a detailed study of rocks at Candlemas Island in 1964.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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