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

Feature Class (see definition): Bar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6937

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 42' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.7

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Rocks awash lying off Thanaron Point, Trinity Peninsula. Discovered by a French expedition, 1837-40, under Captain Jules Dumont d'Urville, and named by him for Jacques Hombron, a surgeon with the expedition. The rocks were surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1946.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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