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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8003

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
074° 24' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 74.4

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): A small island, the southernmost of a chain of small islands, lying off the coast of Antarctica 1 mi N of Mount Caroline Mikkelsen. First plotted from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37. An Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) party landed by aircraft on Kista Rock in 1957 and obtained an astrofix. Named after the Kista Dan which was used by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) as an expedition ship, 1954-57.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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