Name details

Ravn Rock

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110808

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

submerged rock with least depth of 2m in centre of Neptunes Bellows (q.v.), Deception Island, was charted by the Vesterlid whaling expedition, 1908-09 (August F. Christensen), and named Ravn Boen (HA chart, 1928) or Ravn Klippen (Aagaard, 1930, p.345), after the whale-catcher Ravn (Kapt. H. Olsen) which ran aground on the rock. Ravn Rock (Isachsen, 1934, map p.219; BA chart 3205, 1945; 3202, 23.ix.1949; APC, 1955, p.17). The rock was recharted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit, 1948-49. Roca Raven [sic] (Argentina. MM chart 100, 1944). Roca Ravn (Argentina. IGM map, 1948; Pierrou, 1970, p.617; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.238). Ravin [sic] Rock (USOO chart 6796, 1965).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 59' 41.1" S
- 62.99475°
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Longitude:
60° 33' 21.1" W
- 60.55586°
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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:
8-Sep-1953

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