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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 19183

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 04' 01" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 36' 40" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.0669444

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.6111111

Elevation (see definition): 17

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992

Description (see definition): A small cluster of approximately 10 insular rocks, the largest rising to 17 meters, located midway between Auguste Island and Lobodon Island in Gerlache Strait. An automated weather station was placed on the summit of the largest rock in November 1989 by a research team (Anthony M. Amos leader) representing the University of Texas Marine Science Institute. The name is an acronym for the National Science Foundation sponsored Research on Antarctic Coastal Ecosystems and Rates program which carried out multi-disciplinary studies in Gerlache Strait. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN), 1992.

Date Created (see definition): 04/29/2009

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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