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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18939

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
056° 27' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -56.45

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 07/17/2007

Description (see definition): An undersea knoll (submarine volcano) 5.5 miles NW of Rosamel Island in Antarctic Sound. It rises c. 700 meters above the sea floor to c. 200 meters below sea level. First mapped by swath bathymetry during U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) cruise in N.B. Palmer, January 2007 (Eugene Domack, chief scientist; M. Terminal, ship’s master). Named by US-Advisory Committee for Undersea Features (ACUF) (2007) after Jeon Jaegyu, a young scientist at King Sejong Station, King George Island, with the Korean Antarctic Program during the 2003 field season. He participated in a rescue attempt for an overturned boat in Maxwell Bay, was himself thrown into the sea by heavy seas, and succumbed to hypothermia while making his way along the shore toward Marsh Station.

Date Created (see definition): 08/14/2007

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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