Name details

Ryge Rocks

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110996

Feature type: Rock

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

in Gilbert Strait SW of Tower Island, Palmer Archipelago, were roughly charted by Johannessen who appears to have applied the name Trinity Land to Oluf Rocks, Sven Rock and this feature (Trinity Island q.v.) (Johannessen, chart, [1919-20]); following air photography by FIDASE, 1956-57, named after Kapt Jan C. Ryge, Danish Master of the freighter Oluf Sven, chartered by FIDASE (APC, 1960, p.7; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 40' 00.0" S
- 63.66667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
59° 58' 00.0" W
- 59.96667°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Sep-1960

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