Name details

Hombron Rocks

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109357

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 Thanaron Point, Trinity Peninsula, were charted as one rock by FAE, 1837-40, in February 1838 and named Roche Hombron after JacquesBernard Hombron (b. 1800), surgeon in the FAE ship Astrolabe (d'Urville, 1838, map following p.1170; Vincendon-Dumoulin, atlas, 1847, Pl.8). Roca Hombron (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861). Rocher Honabron [sic] (Charcot, 1912, Pl.11). Honabron Rock (BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921). Honabron Skj. (HA chart, 1928). The rocks were resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in September 1946. Roca Honabron (Chile. DNH chart L, 1947). Hombron Rocks, referring to the group of rocks (BA chart 3205, 23.ix.1949; APC, 1955, p.12; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). Rocas Honabron (Chile. DNH chart 503, 1951). Honabron Rocks (USHO, 1956, p.19). The rocks were photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Rocas Hombron (Argentina. MM, 1958c, p.102; Pierrou, 1970, p.430; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.154).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 28' 00.0" S
- 63.46667°
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Longitude:
58° 42' 00.0" W
- 58.70000°
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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:
21-Nov-1949

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