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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6115

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 16' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.2666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): A low ice-free rock lying in Bigourdan Fjord, 1.5 mi N of Parvenu Point, Pourquoi Pas Island, close off the W coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. First surveyed in 1948-49 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS); so named by them because of the position of this rock which guards the NW entrance to The Narrows.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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