Name details

Rugged Rocks

Rugged Rocks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Rugged Rocks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110976

Feature type: Island

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 1.5m above sea level NW of Renier Point, Livingston Island, in entrance of McFarlane Strait, were roughly charted by the nineteenth-century sealers (Powell, chart, 1822a); recharted by DI, 1934-35, and named descriptively (BA, 1942, p.43; chart 1774, 9.vii.1948; APC, 1955, p.18; BA chart 1776, 19.vii.1968). Rocas Rugged (Argentina. MM chart ZZ, 1948; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.251). Rocas Escarpada [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.208b). Rocas Rugosas [=rugose rocks] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.215; Pierrou, 1970, p.640). Islote Hoffman, referring to the largest rock after a crew member of the Argentine corvette Uruguay, 1904-05 (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter H).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 36' 04.2" S
- 62.60117°
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Longitude:
59° 48' 55.9" W
- 59.81553°
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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:
8-Sep-1953

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