Name details

New Rock

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110343

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 105m above sea level off the SW coast of Deception Island, was presumably known to nineteenth-century sealers; apparently first charted by NAE, 1930-31, and called descriptively Hjelmen [=the helmet] or Ny Rock [=new rock] (Isachsen, 1934, p.135 and map p.139); recharted by DI in 1935. New Rock (Nelson and others, chart 1935a; BA chart 3205, 1945; APC, 1955, p.16; DOS 310 Deception Island sheet, 1960). Roca Nueva [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM chart 100, 1944; Pierrou, 1970, p.556; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.214). Isla Roca Nueva (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Nouveau Rocher, Rocher Nouveau (France. SHM charts 5449 and 5452, 1951). Isla Rocca Nuova (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 9).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 00' 25.8" S
- 63.00717°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 44' 04.1" W
- 60.73447°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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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

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