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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7015

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
037° 11' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -37.1833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A rock lying 3.5 mi west of South West Point, Annenkov Island, South Georgia. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) from the circumstances of the rock's discovery by His (Her) Majesty's Ship (HMS) Owen on Feb. 21, 1961. The ship avoided striking the rock in rough weather and low visibility, passing within 1 mile of heavy breakers.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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