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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7167

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 07' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 38' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.1166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.6333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Small group of rocks lying 0.25 mi N of Cape Saunders, off the N coast of South Georgia. The South Georgia Survey (SGS), 1951-52, reported that the descriptive name Knolrokset (humpback rocks) has been used for this feature by the whalers and sealers at South Georgia. An English form of the name, Humpback Rocks, was recommended by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1954.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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