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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6746

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 44' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): The largest of several rocks off John Beach, Walker Bay, Livingston Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Charted by DI in 1935 and named descriptively Low Rock. Renamed by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1958 after the sealer Hetty (Captain Ralph Bond) of London, which was sealing in the South Shetland Islands in 1820-21.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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