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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9172

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 32' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.5333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Group of rocks lying in Hero Bay to the W of Siddons Point, Livingston Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1958 after the Australian sealer Lynx (Captain Richard Siddons) from Sydney, which visited the South Shetland Islands in 1820-21 and 1821-22.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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