Name details

Shearer Stack

Shearer Stack (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Shearer Stack  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111141

Feature type: Stack

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

off N coast of King George Island, SW of False Round Point, was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956; in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers in the area, named after the American sealing ship Charles Shearer (Capt. James Appleton (or Appleman)) from Stonington, which visited the South Shetland Islands, 1874-75; she again sailed for the islands in 1877 and disappeared without trace (APC, 1960, p.7; DOS 610 sheet W 62 58, 1968).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
61° 55' 21.6" S
- 61.92267°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 02' 39.3" W
- 58.04425°
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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:
23-Sep-1960

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