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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5689

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 07' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
054° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.1166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1968

Description (see definition): An isolated rock lying 6 mi N of Mount Dasinger in northern Neptune Range, Pensacola Mountains. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1956-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Betty Gillies, ham radio operator of San Diego, CA, who for several seasons from 1960-70 arranged phone patches for members of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) field parties in the Thiel Mountains, Pensacola Mountains, and elsewhere in Antarctica.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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