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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6992

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 01' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
038° 01' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -38.0166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Rock lying in Bird Sound, 0.6 mi WSW of Cape Alexandra at the W end of South Georgia. The feature appears on charts dating back to the 1930s. It was recharted by the South Georgia Survey (SGS) in the period 1951-57, and named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for William T. Hornaday (1854-1937), American zoologist and Director of the New York Zoological Park, 1896-1926. After 1907 he was a leader in the fight to introduce protective legislation for fur seals. Fur seals breed on nearby Bird Island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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