Tooth Rock (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Tooth Rock (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Rock
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:
largest of a group of rocks S of Cape Conway, Snow Island, rising 85 m above sea level. The group was roughly charted by Weddell, 1821-22, and called descriptively Black Rocks (Weddell, 1825a, map facing p.132). Schwarze Felsen [=black rocks] (Weddell, 1827, third end map). Roca Black (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861). Black Rk (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 1). The group was recharted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from John Biscoe, 1951-52, when the name Tooth Rock was applied to the largest rock ([Hunt], chart, 1951-52a; APC, 1955, p.21; DOS 610 sheet W 62 60, 1968). Rocas Cuis [=guinea-pig rocks], referring descriptively to the group of rocks (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter C).
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