Dixey Rock (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Dixey 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 25m above sea level in the Danger Islands group, off SE Joinville Island, was mapped by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1953-54 and 1956-58, and photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; omitted in error from successive editions of BA chart 3205 and from BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1973; named after David John Dixey (b. 1937), Head, Nautical Branch 5, Hydrographic Department, MOD, who re-identified the rock on the air photographs (APC, 1982, p.3). Dixey Rock (BA chart 3205, 31.vii.1987)
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