Bergel Rock (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Bergel 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 6m above sea level at SW end of Wilhelm Archipelago, Graham Coast, was charted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Endurance, January-March 1969; named after the Hon. Mrs Richard Bergel (née Alexandra Mary Swinford Shackleton) (b. 1940), grand-daughter of Sir Ernest Shackleton (Mount Shackleton, q.v.) and sponsor for HMS Endurance (Endurance Glacier, q.v.) at her commissioning in 1968 (BA, 1972, p.32; APC, 1974, p.3; BA chart 3572, 29.xi.1974). Arrecife Belgrano , presumably referring to this feature and another rock to the NNW, after a sailor who died in the Argentine Navy ship Congreso (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter B). Roca Bergel (Argentina. AA, 1991, p. 7).
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