Name details

Martello Tower

Martello Tower (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Martello Tower  (The name as it would appear on a map)

If this information is incorrect, please e-mail mapping@aad.gov.au

Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110023

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

off-shore rock rising c. 9m above sea level on W side of King George Bay, King George Island, was charted by DI in 1937 and so named from its resemblance to the circular forts of that name constructed at intervals on the S coast of England (Hill and others, chart, 1937b; BA chart 3205, 2.ix.1938; APC, 1955, p.14; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962). Martello Rock (USHO, 1943, p.95). Roca Torre Martello [=martello tower rock] (Argentina. MM chart 104, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.691; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.280).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 06' 00.0" S
- 62.10000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 09' 00.0" W
- 58.15000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

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

Display Scales

Note These display scales were chosen for use by Australia, with an emphasis on East Antarctica.
          For example, selecting 'Aus_display_scale_20M' would only return names that would appear on a 1:20 million scale map.

Aus_display_scale_20M: No      Aus_display_scale_10M: No     
Aus_display_scale_5M: No      Aus_display_scale_2M: No     
Aus_display_scale_1M: No      Aus_display_scale_500k: No     
Aus_display_scale_250k: No      Aus_display_scale_100k: No     
Aus_display_scale_50k: No      Aus_display_scale_25k: No     
Aus_display_scale_10k: No      Aus_display_scale_5k: No     
Aus_display_scale_1k: No     


Related information

Biodiversity
View fauna, flora or both within 1.0 degree of this location

Place names
View British or international place names within 1.0 degree of this location.