Name details

Harpun Rocks

Harpun Rocks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Harpun Rocks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109211

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

submerged rocks off Bills Point, Melchior Harbour, Dallmann Bay, were charted by DI in 1927 and so named possibly from earlier usage by Norwegian whalers (BA, 1930, p.191; chart 3213, 18.vii. 1947; APC, 1955, p.11; BA chart 3213, 12.viii.1960); further charted by AAE in 1942 and 1943. Harpun Rock (USHO, 1943, p.127; BA chart 3213, 7.ii.1947). Roca Harpun (Argentina. MM chart 101, 1949). Rocas Harpun (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.278; Pierrou, 1970, p.418; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.149). Roca Árpun (Argentina. MM chart 101, 1957). Roca Arpón (Argentina. MM, NM 141/15.ix. 1964).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 19' 00.0" S
- 64.31667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 59' 00.0" W
- 62.98333°
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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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