Rothera (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Rothera (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Station
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
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BAS station at Rothera Point (q.v.), SE Adelaide Island, was established on 1 February 1976, with easy access to an NE-SW ice runway situated 5km to the NW; called "Base R" and later named Rothera in association with the point, the name coming into official use, 15 August 1977 (BA, 1977, p.1; BAS, 1977c, end map; 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.),1-DOS 1978; SPRI, 1978, p.69; APC, 1980, p.5; BA chart 3462, 25.iii.1983). "Rothera Base", "Rothera Station" (BAS, 1977c, p.4 and photograph facing p.9).
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