Name details

Upton Rock

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111715

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

submerged rock off N coast of Nelson Island, was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956; in association with the names of ninteenth-century sealers in this area, named after Capt. Benjamin Upton, Master of the American sealing ship Nancy (Nancy Rock, q.v.), from Salem, Mass., who visted the South Shetland Islands, 1821-22 (APC, 1962, p.32; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 11' 42.8" S
- 62.19522°
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Longitude:
59° 07' 23.1" W
- 59.12308°
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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:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Aug-1962

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