Eden Rocks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Eden Rocks (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island
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:
two rocks rising 90m above sea level, off E coast of Dundee Island. A rock reported in c. 63°35'S 55°42'W, NE of Cape Purvis, was roughly charted by Ross on 30 December 1842 and named Eden Islet after Capt. (later Vice-Adm.) Charles Eden, RN (1808-70) (Ross, 1847a, p.329); again seen by DWE in January 1893 and called Bass Rock after the feature in the Firth of Forth, Scotland (Robertson, chart, 1893a). Eden Island (Bass Rock) (BA chart 1238, x.1893). Eden Island (USHO chart 1132, 1894; BA 1948, p.172). Eden Insel (Friederichsen, 1895, Tafel 7 facing p.304). Eden Ön (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). Isla Eden (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.111). Île Eden (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 1). Eden Ö (HA chart, 1928). Eden Isle (BA, 1930, p.76). Islote Dos Lomos [=two ridges islet], so called descriptively by AAE, 1952-53 (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.317). The rocks were surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in December 1953 and photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Islotes Dos Lomos (Argentina. MM, 1956, p.118; Pierrou, 1970, p.320). The feature was renamed Eden Rocks (APC, 1958, p.4; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1973).
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