Name details

Sven Rock

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111479

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

awash in Gilbert Strait, Palmer Archipelago, E of Trinity Island, was roughly charted by Johannessen, 1919-20, and, together with Oluf Rocks and Ryge Rocks, called Trinity Land (Johannessen, chart, [1919-20]); photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956 and, in association with Oluf Rocks (q.v.) and Ryge Rocks (q.v.), named Sven Rock after the Danish freighter Oluf Sven, the FIDASE charter ship (APC, 1960, p.6; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962). Rocas Paredes, referring to the present feature and Oluf Rocks (Chile. DNH chart 1400, 1961). Sven Rocks (USOO chart 6944, 1963).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 44' 00.0" S
- 63.73333°
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Longitude:
60° 12' 00.0" W
- 60.20000°
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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:
23-Sep-1960

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