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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9133

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 13' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 18' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.2166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.3

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972

Description (see definition): A rock located 4 mi WNW of Sooty Rock, marking the SW extremity of Wilhelm Archipelago. Discovered by British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), 1934-37, and named "Lumus Reef" after one of the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) cats, the only one to survive the Antarctic winter. The British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) naming has been accepted because of long use. A change in generic term, from reef to rock, was made on recommendation by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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