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Rongel Reef: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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