Montravel Rock (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Montravel Rock (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Rock
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:
rising 12m above sea level NNW of Cape Legoupil, Trinity Peninsula, was charted by FAE, 1837-40, on 28 February 1838 and named Roche Montravel after Louis-François-Marie Tardy de Montravel (b. 1811) of the French Navy, Enseigne de Vaisseau in the expedition ship Zélée (d'Urville, 1838, map following p.1170; Vincendon-Dumoulin, atlas, 1847, Pl.8). IÎlot Montravel (d'Urville, 1842, p.151). IÎle Montravel (Vincendon-Dumoulin, 1851, p.30). Roca Montravel (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861; Pierrou, 1970, p.528). Montravel Felsen (Friedrichsen, 1895, Tafel 7 facing p.304). Montravel Rock (BA chart 3205, 1.vi.1901; [in 63°13'S 57°41'W] 23.ix.1949; [co-ordinates cor- rected] 12.ii.1954; APC, 1955, p.15). Rocher Montravel (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 11). Montravel Skj. (HA chart, 1928). Montraven [sic] Rock (France. SHM, 1937, p.402). Following survey by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in October 1946, the present feature was shown in the position of Nomad Rock (q.v.). Islote Teniente Paredes (Montravel), in the correct position and so called by CAE, 1947, after a member of the expedition (Chile. DNH chart 503, 1948). Islotes Paredes (Montravel) (Chile. DNH chart 503, 1951). Following survey by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from John Biscoe, 1951-52, the confusion between the present feature and Nomad Rock was resolved. Islote Montravel (Chile. DNH chart 503, 1959; IHA, 1974, p.203). Islotes Paredes, as rejected name (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.204).
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