Pyramid Rock (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Pyramid 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 40m above sea level off N end of Gourdon Peninsula, Anvers Island. Following survey of the area by DI in 1927, the name was applied descriptively to a rock charted in the entrance to Lapeyrère Bay ([shown in 64°22'S 63°05'W] BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; 1948, p.192; [in 64°22'S 63°09'W] APC, 1955, p.17). Roca Pirámide, in the position reported by DI (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.595; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.228). Following air photography by FIDASE and ground survey by FIDS from "Arthur Harbour, 1956-57, showing no rock in the position reported by DI, the name Pyramid Rock was applied to the present feature (APC, 1959a, p.10; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Roca Pyramid, as rejected form (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.228).
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