Name details

Tenorio Rock

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111533

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

outermost of a group of rocks on W side of Discovery Bay, Greenwich Island, rising 1m above sea level, was charted by CAE in 1947 and named Islote Tenorio after Tte 1° Humberto Tenorio Iturra of the Chilean Air Force, pilot of the Vought-Sikorsky sea-plane used by the expedition (Ihl C. and Ayala A., 1947, maps following p.96; Chile. DNH chart 500, 1951; IHA, 1974, p.275). Islote Aviador Tenorio (Chile. DNH chart 1405, 1961). The rock was recharted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Protector in 1964. Tenorio Rock (BA, 1965, p.30; chart 1774, 19.vii.1968; APC, 1974, p.6).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 28' 07.8" S
- 62.46883°
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Longitude:
59° 44' 18.5" W
- 59.73847°
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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:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
3-Nov-1971

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