Roget Rocks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Roget Rocks (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:
lying off-shore SW of Spring Point, Hughes Bay, Danco Coast, were surveyed by FIDS from Norsel in April 1955; named after Peter Mark Roget (1779-1869), Secretary of the Royal Society, 1827-48, and member of the Committee that planned the voyage of HMS Chanticleer (Cdr H. Foster, RN) to the South Shetland Islands and N Graham Land, 1828-31; author of Thesaurus of English words and phrases (London, 1852), a work frequently consulted in connection with Antarctic place-name proposals (APC, 1958, p.6; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Roger [sic] Rocks (BA, 1974, p.186).
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