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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9150

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 44' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.7333333

Elevation (see definition): 3

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

Description (see definition): A rock 3 m high, located 3 mi NE of Dismal Island, Faure Islands, in Marguerite Bay. Charted by the Hydrographic Survey Unit from Royal Research Ship (RRS) John Biscoe in 1966. The name, applied by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971, is descriptive of the feature, which is covered by ice and can easily be mistaken for a piece of floating ice, especially at high water.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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