Name details

Scarborough Castle

Scarborough Castle (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Scarborough Castle  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111058

Feature type: Building

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

a crag rising to c. 30m near NE entrance point of Shirreff Cove, Livingston Island, was roughly charted and named by Fildes in 1821 (Fildes, 1821c; 1827, p.451; BA, 1916, p.393; 1948, p.162; APC, 1959a, p.11). Scarsbourgh [sic] Castle (Fildes, 1821b). The rock was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS, 1957-59. Castillo Scarborough (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.110). Roca Castillo Scarborough (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.69).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 27' 59.0" S
- 62.46639°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 48' 16.9" W
- 60.80469°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Jul-1959

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