Name details

Roman Four Promontory

Roman Four Promontory (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Roman Four Promontory  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110923

Feature type: Promontory

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 to 875m between Neny Bay and Neny Fjord, Fallières Coast, was surveyed by BGLE in 1936; further surveyed by USAS in 1940 from the expedition's "East Base" and named Roman Four Rock, because snow-filled clefts along the face of the feature give the appearance of a Roman figure IV (USHO, 1943, p.162; chart 6652, 1946). Figure IV Mountain (Knowles, 1945, p.138). Cerro Roca Cuatro Romano [=Roman four rock hill] (Chile. DNH chart 530, 1947). Cuatro Rocas Romanos (Ihl C. and Ayala A., 1947, maps following p.96). Roman Four Rocks (Vila Labra, 1947, p.103). The feature was resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1947-48. Cuatro Rocas Romanas [sic] (Chile. IGM, 1948a, maps facing p.254). Roman IV Mount (Latady, 1948, p.214). Roman Four Promontory (BA chart 3196, 12.xi. 1948; APC, 1955, p.18; DCS 601 sheet 68 66, 1955). Roman Figure Four Mountain, Figure Four Mountain (Ronne, 1949, p.48, 78). Roman Figure Four- Fjellet (Rønne, 1950b, p.42). Roman IV Mountain (Ronne, 1950c, Pl. 8). Roman Four Mountain (Fuchs, 1952, p.204). Punta IV (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.199). Punta Cuatro Romano (Chile. IH chart 1604, 1969; IHA, 1974, p.88). Punta Cuatro Romano (IV), as rejected form (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.89). Cerro IV Romano (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter C).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 13' 00.0" S
- 68.21667°
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Longitude:
66° 56' 00.0" W
- 66.93333°
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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:
8-Sep-1953

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