O'Connor Rock (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
O'Connor 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 1m above sea level off Stenhouse Bluff, Visca Anchorage (q.v.), Admiralty Bay, King George Island, was charted by FAE, 1908-10, in 1909; recharted by DI in 1927 and named O'Connor's Rock after Midshipman William P. O'Connor, RNR, of Discovery, 1925-27, who assisted in the hydrographic work (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; 1948, p.153). Roca O'Connor's (Chile. DNH chart 502, 1947). Roca O'Connor (Argentina. MM chart 104, 1949). Rocher O'Connor (France. SHM 5448, 1949). O'Connors Rock (BA, 1954, p.25; APC, 1955, p.16; USBGN, 1966, p.110; BA, 1974, p.162). Roca O'Connors (Argentina. MM chart 136, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.560; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.215). O'Connor Rock (APC, 1962, p.23; DOS 610 sheet W62 58, 1968). [O'Connor Island, O'Connor Peak and probably Williams Cove, South Georgia, are also named after W.P. O'Connor (Hattersley-Smith, 1980b, p.65,96).]
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