Runciman Rock (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Runciman Rock (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:
rising 3m above sea level in SE entrance of Black Island Channel, Argentine Islands, Graham Coast, was charted by BGLE in 1935 and named after Philip Runciman (1875-1953), Chairman of the Board of Directors, Southampton Yacht-building and Engineering Co. Ltd, which company refitted the expedition ship Penola before her Antarctic voyage in 1934 (BA chart 3213, 7.ii.1947; APC, 1955, p.18; DOS 210 Argentine Islands sheet, 1964). Roca Runciman (Argentina. MM, 1958b, p.152; Pierrou, 1970, p.640; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.251). The rock was recharted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Protector, 1964-65.
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