Name details

Potmess Rocks

Potmess Rocks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Potmess Rocks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110688

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 up to 50m above sea level W of Heywood Island, South Shetland Islands, and including Asses Ears (q.v.), were charted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Protector, January-March 1967 (BA chart 1774, 19.vii.1968) and so named in reference to the midday stew served aboard the survey launch Nimrod (BA, 1972, p.48; APC, 1974, p.5).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 19' 06.9" S
- 62.31858°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
59° 45' 15.6" W
- 59.75433°
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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:
3-Nov-1971

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