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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8228

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 55' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
171° 11' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.9166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 171.1833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1969

Description (see definition): Twin rocks lying 1 mi S of Possession Island in the Possession Islands group in the Ross Sea. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-63. Named bu Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Captain Leonard Kristesen who, with H.J. Bull in the ship Antarctis, explored the area and landed on the Possession Islands in 1895.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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