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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5552

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 32' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.5333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972

Description (see definition): A group of rocks located 3 mi NNW of Grim Rock and 10 mi WSW of Cape Tuxen, off the W coast of Graham Land. Discovered by British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), 1934-37, and named "Gedges Reef" after The Gedges, a dangerous reef off the mouth of the Helford River in Cornwall, England. In 1971, UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) reported that the term rocks is more appropriate for this feature.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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