Name details

Emm Rock

Emm Rock (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Emm Rock  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108679

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

rising 30m above sea level off E entrance of Potter Cove, King George Island, was presumably known to the early sealers; sketched by FAE, 1908-10; charted by DI, 1934-35, and probably named at that time from its shape resembling the letter M (Nelson and others, chart 1935c; [described as on W side of S entrance to Fildes Strait] BA, 1942, p.41; [described as on E side of approach to Collins Harbour] BA, 1948, p.154; Hattersley-Smith, 1951, map p.69; [described correctly] BA, 1954, p.26; APC, 1955, p.9; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962). Roca Emm, shown as rock on land N of North Spit, Marian Cove (Argentina. MM chart ZZ, 1948). Rocas Ewens [sic] ([referring to present feature and adjacent rocks] Argentina. MM, 1953, p.202; [referring to rocks off Winship Point] Chile. IHA, 1974, p.120). Rocas "A", as rejected designation (Argentina. MM, 1957b, p.4). Roca Eme ([referring to rock off Winship Point] Argentina. MM chart 137, 1957; [referring to present feature] Argentina. MM, NM 54/15.iv.1959; Pierrou, 1970, p.340). Roca Ewens, referring to present feature (Argentina. MM chart 136, 1957). Rocas Eme, referring to present feature and adjacent rocks (Argentina. MM chart 137, 1957 corr. 1972; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.115).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 15' 38.5" S
- 62.26069°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 41' 22.0" W
- 58.68944°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
8-Sep-1953

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