Petty Rocks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Petty Rocks (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:
near W end of Bigourdan Fjord, Loubet Coast, were roughly surveyed as one rock by BGLE in 1936 (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.432); further surveyed as one rock by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1948, when the name Petty Rock was applied in reference to the small size of the feature (APC, 1955, p.17; BA, 1956, p.78; chart 3570, 21.ix.1957); following air photography by FIDASE, 1956-57, which showed four rocks, renamed Petty Rocks (APC, 1959a, p.10; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; 3580, 10.xii.1982). Rocas Petty (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.196; IHA, 1974, p.226). A BAS automatic weather station was established on the rocks, 1981-82 (BAS, 1982, p.12).
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