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