Name details

Burton Rocks

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108027

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

off entrance of Neny Fjord, Fallières Coast, were roughly charted by CAE as one rock and called Roca Grumete Sánchez after a sailor of the expedition (Chile. DNH chart 530, 1947); surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1947 and named Burton Rocks after USS Burton Island, the icebreaker which assisted in the relief of RARE and FIDS parties at "Stonington Island" in February 1948 (APC, 1955, p.6; BA chart 3213, 23.iii.1956). Rocas Burton (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.199; IHA, 1974, p.60; Argentina. AA, 1991, p. 9)

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 14' 00.0" S
- 68.23333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 02' 00.0" W
- 67.03333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Mar-1955

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