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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4500

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 42' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.7

Elevation (see definition): 30

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Conspicuous rock 30 m high, lying 0.5 mi off the S coast of King George Island at the E side of the entrance to Potter Cove, in the South Shetland Islands. This rock, presumably known to early sealers in the area, was sketched by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1908-10, under Charcot, and charted by DI personnel on the Discovey II in 1935. The name derives from the shape of the rock, which resembles the letter M.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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