Name details

Farewell Rock

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108762

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 SW Trinity Island, Palmer Archipelago, was roughly charted by Hoseason in 1824 and, together with nearby smaller rocks, named Farewell Rocks (Powell, chart, 1828; BA chart 1238, 7.ix.1839). Roche Farewell (d'Urville, 1838, map following p.1170). Pointe Farewell (d'Urville, 1842, p.20). Roca Farewell (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861). Farewell Rock (Blunt, chart, 1864; BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; APC, 1955, p.10; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961). Farewell Felsen (Friederichsen, 1895, Tafel 7 facing p.304). Roccie Farewell (Gerlache, 1902a, end map). Roches Farewell (Gerlache, 1902b, p.140). Rocher Farewell (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Farewell Ö (HA chart, 1928). The rock was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956. Farewell Island (USHO, 1961, p.142).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 52' 00.0" S
- 63.86667°
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Longitude:
61° 01' 00.0" W
- 61.01667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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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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