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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7285

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 17' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.2833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Group of rocks in Hero Bay, lying E of Wood Island off the N coast of Livingston Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1958 after the sealer Indian (Captain Spiller) of Liverpool, which visited the South Shetland Islands in 1820-21 and brought back some of the crew of the wrecked Cora from nearby Desolation Island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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