Name details

Bernard Rocks

Bernard Rocks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Bernard Rocks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107770

Feature type: Rock

Origin

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:

Narrative

two rocks off NE Brabant Island, were photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57. In association with the names of poineers of medicine grouped in this area, the name was first applied in error to non-existent rocks NE of Harry Island, after Claude Bernard (1813-78), French physiologist noted for his work on digestion and the function of the liver (APC, 1960, p.3); re-applied to the present feature situated SW of Harry Island (APC, 1961, p.2; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961). Rocas Bernard (Argentina. AA, 1991, p. 7).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 07' 00.0" S
- 64.11667°
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Longitude:
62° 01' 00.0" W
- 62.01667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Sep-1960

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