Name details

Hauken Rock

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109233

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

awash NE of Cape Melville, King George Island, following air photography by FIDASE in 1956 was named, in association with ├śrnen Rocks (q.v.), after the whe catcher Hauken (APC, 1960, p.4; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962). Hauken and ├śrnen, the first two modern whale-catchers to visit South Shetland Islands, accompanied the floating factory ship Admiralen (Admiralen Peak, q.v.) to the South hetland Islands in January-February 1906. Rocas Ornen, in error (Argentina MM chart 110, 1963).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 00' 00.0" S
- 62.00000°
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Longitude:
57° 31' 58.8" W
- 57.53300°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Sep-1960

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