Montrol Rock (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Montrol 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:
largest of a group of rocks off N coast of d'Urville Island, E of Cape Juncal, was charted by FAE, 1837-40, in February 1838 and named IÎle Montrol after François Mongin de Montrol, French journalist and politician (d'Urville, 1838, map following p.1170; Vincendon-Dumoulin, atlas, 1847, Pl. 43); further charted by Ross, 1842-43. Isla Montrol (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861). Montrol Island (BA chart 3205, 1.vi.1901; [in 62°59'S 56°19'W] 1942). Montrol Ö (HA chart, 1928). Montrol Rock (USAAF chart [LR-74], 1942; [in 62°59'S 56°19'W] BA chart 3205, 1945; APC, 1955, p.15; [co-ordinates corrected] BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962; APC, 1977, p.23). Montrol Rocks (USHO, 1943, p.261). Roca Montrol (Chile. DNH chart L, 1947). IÎle de Montrol, IÎlot de Montrol (Perpillou, 1948, p.4-5). The rock was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Rocas Montrol, referring to the group of rocks (Argentina. MM chart 124, 1957; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.204). Roca Pico, after Gen. Blas José Pico (1782-1868), Argentine soldier who fought in the War of Independence (Argentina. MM, 1957a, p.177). The rock was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1958-61. Rocas Pico (Argentina. MM, NM 10/15.v.1959; Pierrou, 1970, p.590).
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