Name details

Lynx Rocks

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109936

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 W of Siddons Point (q.v.), Hero Bay, Livingston Island, were photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers in this area and with the point, named after the Australian sealing ship Lynx (Capt. R. Siddons) from Sydney, which visited the South Shetland Islands, 1820-21 and 1821-22, wintering in the Falkland Islands in 1821 (APC, 1959a, p.9; DOS 610 sheet W 62 60, 1968).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 32' 22.1" S
- 62.53947°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 32' 59.2" W
- 60.54978°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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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:
7-Jul-1959

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