Name details

Sooty Rock

Sooty Rock (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Sooty Rock  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111274

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 18 m above sea level at SW end of Wilhelm Archipelago, W of Betbeder Islands, was charted by BGLE in February 1936 and called descriptively Black Reef (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400; [in 65°16'S 65°08'W] BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.5). Arrecifes Negro [=black reefs] (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.96). Arrecife Negro (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Pierrou, 1970, p.542). Arrecife Black (Argentina. MM chart 107, 1947; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.48). Isla Tucapel, so called by CAE probably after a member of the expedition (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947). Scogli Negro (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 7). The rock was recharted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Endurance in February 1969; renamed Sooty Rock (BA, 1972, p.32; APC, 1974, p.6; BA chart 3572, 29.xi.1974).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 14' 00.0" S
- 65.23333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 09' 00.0" W
- 65.15000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
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:
20-Sep-1955

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