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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5326

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 55' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): Group of rocks forming the W limit of the Saffery Islands, off the W coast of Graham Land. Charted by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill, 1934-37. So named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959 because of their position on the fringe of the ships' passage between Saffery Islands and Trump Islands.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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