Name details

Rockpepper Bay

Rockpepper Bay (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Rockpepper Bay  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110912

Feature type: Bay

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

E or Boreal Point, N Joinville Island, was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1953-54; called Ensenada Güemes by AAE after Gen. Martin Güemes (1785-1820), Argentine soldier in the War of Independence (Argentina. MM, 1956, p.116; Pierrou, 1970, p.408); named Rockpepper Bay from the many off-shore rocks in this bay (APC, 1958, p.6; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 08' 00.0" S
- 63.13333°
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Longitude:
55° 45' 00.0" W
- 55.75000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
4-Sep-1957

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