Name details

Hole Rock

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109341

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 N of North Foreland, King George Island, was charted by DI in 1937 and so named because a conspicuous hole extends through it (Hill and others, chart, 1937b; BA, 1942, p.40; APC, 1955, p.12; DOS 610 sheet W 62 56, 1968). Nole [sic] Rock (Hill, 1937). Roca Hole (Argentina. MM chart 104, 1949). Roca Perforada [=perforated rock] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.199). Rocher Hole (France. SHM, 1954, p.45). Roca Ventana [=window rock] (Argentina. MM, 1957a, p.40; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.292). Roca de la Ventana (Argentina. MM chart 125, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.711).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
61° 53' 25.5" S
- 61.89042°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 41' 08.8" W
- 57.68578°
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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:
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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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