Name details

Low Rock

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109915

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

rising 3m above sea level SW of Stranger Point, King George Island, is probably the rock shown in roughly the same position by Ferguson, 1913-14 (Ferguson, chart, 1918a); was charted by DI in 1935 and 1937, and named descriptively (Nelson and others, chart, 1935c; BA chart 3205, 25.iii.1937; APC, 1955, p.14; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962). Roca Baja [translation of English name] (Chile. DNH chart L, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.184; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.37). Roca Low (Argentina. MM chart ZZ, 1948). Roca Law [sic] (Argentina. MM chart CHI, 1954). Rocas Bajas (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.83). Skala Lou (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.175).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 16' 43.1" S
- 62.27864°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 38' 20.3" W
- 58.63897°
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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:
Unknown
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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