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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5166

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 47' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.7833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Small group of rocks extending across the E side of the entrance to Fortuna Bay along the N coast of South Georgia. These rocks were indicated on a chart by the German Antarctic Expedition (GerAE) under Filchner, who examined Fortuna Bay in 1911-12. The name Fortuna Rocks was in use prior to 1920 and derives from nearby Fortuna Bay.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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