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

Feature Class (see definition): Bar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6551

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
037° 12' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -37.2

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A submerged rock with a least depth of 4.2 m, lying off the entrance to Beckmann Fjord, Bay of Isles, South Georgia. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1984 after His (Her) Majesty's Ship (HMS) Hecate, which came very close to grounding on the rock during a hydrographic survey of the Bay of Isles in January-February, 1983.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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