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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15720

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
59° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
027° 14' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -27.2333333

Elevation (see definition): 55

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

Description (see definition): Rock in Douglas Strait, 55 m high, lying 0.7 mi E of the SE point of Thule Island in the South Sandwich Islands. Discovered by a Russian expedition under Bellingshausen in 1820. Charted in 1930 by DI personnel on the Discovery II. They named it for John Montagu, fourth Earl of Sandwich, who was popularly known by the nickname "Jemmy Twitcher."

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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