Name details

Phelps Rock

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110606

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 10m above sea level SW of Hugo Island, in the W approaches to French Passage, Wilhelm Archipelago, was charted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Protector, 1966-67; named after Capt. Edmund Malcolm Stuart Phelps (b.1928), First Officer in John Biscoe, 1966-72 (Second Officer, 1964-66), who assisted with the hydrographic survey of the area, 1965-67; Senior Master, John Biscoe, from 1972 (BA, 1972, p.27; APC, 1974, p.5; BA chart 3572, 29.xi.1974).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 00' 00.0" S
- 65.00000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 50' 00.0" W
- 65.83333°
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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:
3-Nov-1971

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