Name details

Rose Peak

Rose Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Rose Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110938

Feature type: Peak

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 c. 600m NW of King George Bay, King George Island, was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956 and surveyed from the ground by FIDS, 1957-59; in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers in this area, named after the Enderby Brothers' cutter Rose (Capt. John Tobias Mallows), tender to the schooner Hopeful (Mount Hopeful, q.v.); Rose sailed from London in 1833 but was crushed in pack ice on 1 January 1834 in 60°17'S 53°26'W, her crew being rescued by Hopeful (Jones, 1965b, p.238) (APC, 1960, p.7; Hawkes, 1961, map p.3; DOS 610 sheet W 62 58, 1968). Gran Andrzeja or Andrzej Ridge, referring to the W ridge of the peak after Dr Andrzej Paulo, a member of the PAE geological party on King George Island, 1979-80 (Tokarski, 1981, p.141).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 02' 49.5" S
- 62.04708°
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Longitude:
58° 13' 06.6" W
- 58.21850°
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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:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Sep-1960

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