Name details

Monica Rock

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110203

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 1.5m above sea level and appearing as two rocks at most states of tide, W of Cornwall Island, English Strait, South Shetland Islands, was charted by CAE, 1949-50, and named Roca Mónica after the elder daughter of Tte 1° Venturini of the Chilean Navy, a member of the expedition (Chile. DNH chart 1405, 1961; IHA, 1974, p.203); recharted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Protector in 1967. Monica Rock (BA, 1972, p.48; APC, 1974, p.5).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 20' 28.4" S
- 62.34122°
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Longitude:
59° 44' 27.0" W
- 59.74083°
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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:
3-Nov-1971

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