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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5627

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 17' 21" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
170° 13' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.2891667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 170.2166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): The feature disappeared between 2003 and 2006. Formerly, the northern of two rocks called The Sisters (q.v.), off the N extremity of Cape Adare. The Sisters were named by the BrAE, 1989-1900. Gertrude Rock was named by Campbell, leader of the Northern Party of the BrAE, 1910-13, at the suggestion of Levick, after Gertrude and Rose, two sisters mentioned in a favorite comic song of the time. This description was revised 17 July 2007.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Gertrude Rock (historical) 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 Gertrude Rock (historical) should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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