Sable Pinnacles (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Sable Pinnacles (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 to c. 350m on E side of Errera Channel, Danco Coast, were charted by BeAE in February 1898 and called descriptively Roche Noire [=black rock] (Lecointe, 1903, Carte 5). Monte Doble [=double mountain], so called descriptively by AAE, 1942-43 (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.318). Numatak [sic] Negro [=black nunatak] (Frenguelli and Orlando, 1958, Fig.15). Following air photography by FIDASE and ground survey by FIDS from "Danco Island", 1956-58, the feature was named descriptively Sable Pinnacles (APC, 1960, p.7; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974). Noire Rock (USBGN, 1965, p.102).
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