Name details

Pipkin Rock

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110638

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

N of Dismal Island, Faure Islands (q.v.), Marguerite Bay, Fallières Coast, was surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in July 1949, when an astro-fix was taken at the rock; so named because of its insignificant size, a pipkin being a small earthenware pot (APC, 1955, p.17; DCS 601 sheet 68 68, 1955).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 05' 00.0" S
- 68.08333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 50' 00.0" W
- 68.83333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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:
31-Mar-1955

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