This page presents the geographical name data for Rongel Reef 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): Rongel Reef
Feature Class (see definition): Bar
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 17433
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 37' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 24' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.6166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.4
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1997
Description (see definition): The narrow crescent-shaped moraine reef off the NW coast of Emona Anchorage in Eastern Livingstone Island. Extending over 600 m in NE-SW direction. Partly exposed at low tide and submerged at high tide but for the islet rising to near 3 m at its NE extremity. Its midpoint is located 2,850 m NNW of Herperides Point, 3,120 m W of Aleko Rock and 3,350 m NE by E of Ereby Point. A 710 m wide cove is indenting for 250 m the coast behind Rongel Reef, the NE side of its entrance formed by a nameless ice-free tipped cape located 75 m NNE of the NE extremity of Rongel Reef, 3,140 m NNW of Herperides Point and 2,920 m W of Aleko Rock. The SW extremity of Rongel Reef is located 300 m SE of the nameless point forming the NW side of the entrance to Emona Anchorage and located 3,180 m NW by N of Hesperides Point and 3,040 m NE by E of Ereby Point. Emerged during a recent glacier retreat. Named for the Brazilian Navy ship Ary Rongel, in recognition of her logistic support for the Bulgarian Antarctic campaigns.
Date Created (see definition): 09/24/1998
Date Edited (see definition): No data