Name details

Biscoe Wharf

Biscoe Wharf (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Biscoe Wharf  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107813

Feature type: Wharf

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.

Narrative

Man-made wharf, Rothera Research Station, Adelaide Island. Named after RRS John Biscoe, first ice strengthened supply and scientific research vessel of the British Antarctic Survey in service 1956-1991, was the first vessel to use the wharf facility in March 1991 (APC, 1993).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 34' 20.0" S
- 67.57222°
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Longitude:
68° 07' 48.0" W
- 68.13000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
2-Dec-1993

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