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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9559

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 35' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.5833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A small group of rocks close off the W side of Stefan Ice Piedmont, Graham Land. Mapped from air photos taken by Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE) (1956-57). Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Motonori Matsuyama (1884-1958), Professor of Geology and Geophysics, Kyto University, Japan, who made laboratory studies of the crystal forms of ice.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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