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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6065

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
59° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
026° 37' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -26.6166667

Elevation (see definition): 215

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Conspicuous rock, 215 m high, lying 0.7 mi W of Bristol Island in the South Sandwich Islands. Discovered by a British expedition under Cook in 1775. Recharted in 1930 by DI personnel on the Discovery II and named by them for Sir Gilbert E.A. Grindle, Permanent Under-Secretary of State for the British Colonies.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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