Adams Rocks

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Adams Rocks
Adams Rocks is located in Antarctica
Adams Rocks
Location in Antarctica
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 76°14′S 145°39′W / 76.233°S 145.650°W / -76.233; -145.650Coordinates: 76°14′S 145°39′W / 76.233°S 145.650°W / -76.233; -145.650
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Adams Rocks (76°14′S 145°39′W / 76.233°S 145.650°W / -76.233; -145.650) is a pair of large rock outcrops that overlook the inner part of Block Bay from northward, located 11 kilometres (7 mi) west of Mount June, Phillips Mountains, in the Ford Ranges of Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by United States Antarctic Service (USAS) (1939–41) and by United States Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos (1959–65). Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for James G. Adams, builder, U.S. Navy, of the Byrd Station party, 1967.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Adams Rocks" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).