Name details

Snag Rocks

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111242

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

rising 2 m above sea level at NW end of French Passage, Wilhelm Archipelago, were photographed from the air from HMS Protector's helicopter by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit in March 1958; so named because the rocks constitute a hazard near the middle of the fairway (APC, 1959a, p.11; BA chart 3572, 12.viii.1960). Rocas Bravo, so called by CAE, 1960-61, after Capt. (F) Eugenio Bravo Crawley-Boevey, Operations Officer on the expedition (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.54). Stag [sic] Rocks (BA, 1974, p.189).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 08' 00.0" S
- 65.13333°
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Longitude:
64° 27' 00.0" W
- 64.45000°
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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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