Name details

Fuente Rock

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108935

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 9m above sea level off Ferrer Point, Discovery Bay, Greenwich Island, was charted by CAE in 1947 and called Isla Don Jorge (Ihl C. and Ayala A., 1947, maps following p.96); later named Islote de la Fuente after Capt. (C) Alberto de la Fuente, Second-in-command of the frigate Iquique on CAE, 1947 (Chile. DNH chart 500, 1951; IHA, 1974, p.96); further charted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Protecter in 1964. Fuente Rock (BA, 1965, p.30; chart 1774, 19.vii.1968; APC, 1974, p.4). Islote Capitán de la Fuente, as rejected form (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.96). Fuente Island, as rejected form (Alberts, 1977, p.42).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 29' 38.3" S
- 62.49397°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
59° 41' 04.4" W
- 59.68456°
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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:
3-Nov-1971

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