Name details

Surf Rock

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111473

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

off W coast of Neny Island, Marguerite Bay, Fallières Coast, was roughly charted by CAE in 1947, and called Isla Profesor Barrera after a member of the expedition (Chile. DNH chart 530, 1947); surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1947 and named Surf Rock from the sound of breaking surf (APC, 1955, p.20; BA chart 3213, 23.iii.1956). Islote Barrera (Chile. IH chart 1604, 1969).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 12' 00.0" S
- 68.20000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 06' 00.0" W
- 67.10000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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:
31-Mar-1955

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