Name details

Monument Rocks

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110215

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 55m above sea level in entrance of Curtiss Bay, NE of Cape Herschel, Davis Coast, were roughly charted by Hoseason in 1824 and named descriptively (Powell, chart 1828; BA chart 1238, 7.ix.1839; APC 1960, p.6; USOO chart 6944, 1963; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974). Roca Monumento (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861). The rocks were photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Monument Rock, referring to the largest rock (BA, 1961, p.154). Rocas Macera, so called by CAE after Capt. (C) Emilio Macera Dellarosa, engineer of the Chilean Navy who constructed the station on Guesalaga Peninsula (q.v.), Greenwich Island, in 1947 (Chile. DNH chart 1501, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.191).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 01' 00.0" S
- 64.01667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 56' 00.0" W
- 60.93333°
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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:
23-Sep-1960

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