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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Feature type: Stack
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:
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).
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