Babel Rock (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Babel Rock (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Rock
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
rising 60m above sea level off N tip of Intercurrence Island, Palmer Archipelago, is the largest and most conspicuous of two rocks first charted and called Penguin Islands by Hoseason in 1824 (Powell, chart, 1828). Islas Penguin (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861). Following air photography by FIDASE in 1956, the feature was named Babel Rock in reference to the ceaseless noise from a penguin rookery on this site (APC, 1960, p.2; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961). Roca Babel (Argentina. AA, 1991, p.5.)
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