Name details

Lafarge Rocks

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109689

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

low in water NNE of Coupvent Point, Trinity Peninsula, were roughly charted by FAE, 1837-40, on 27 February 1838 and named, as a single feature, Roche Lafarge, after Enseigne de Vaisseau Antoine-Auguste-Thérèse Pavin de la Farge (1812-39), of the expedition ship Zélée, who died during the voyage (d'Urville, 1838, map following p.1170; 1841, p.xlvii). Roca Lafarge (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861). Lafarge Rock (BA chart 3205, 1.vi.1901; [shown in 63°08'S 57°08'W] 2.ix.1938). Isla Lafarge (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map). Rocher Lafarge (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Lafarge Ö (HA chart, 1928). The feature was surveyed as two rocks by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in October 1946. Lafarge Rocks (BA chart 3205, 23.ix.1949; APC, 1955, p.13; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). Rocas Lafarge (Argentina. MM, 1956, p.64; Pierrou, 1970, p.462; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.174). The rocks were photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. [ also under Duroch Islands.]

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 13' 00.0" S
- 63.21667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 33' 00.0" W
- 57.55000°
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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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