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

Feature Class (see definition): Bar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8584

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 46' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 56' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.7666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.9333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): Submerged rock lying SW of Glover Rocks, off the S end of Adelaide Island. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) to commemorate the unnamed launch from Royal Research Ship (RRS) John Biscoe used by the Hydrographic Survey Unit which charted this area in 1963.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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