Name details

Vietor Rock

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111772

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 South Beaches, Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers in this area, named after Alexander O. Vietor, Curator of Maps, Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., who discovered the original log-books of the American brig Hersilia (Hersilia Cove, q.v.), 1819-20, and sealing ship Huron (Huron Glacier, q.v.), 1820-21 (APC, 1959a, p.12; DOS 610 sheet W 62 60, 1968). Roca Vietor (González-Ferrán and others, 1970, map p.47). Victor [sic] Rock, in error (BA, 1974, p.169).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 40' 59.0" S
- 62.68306°
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Longitude:
61° 05' 53.0" W
- 61.09806°
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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:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Jul-1959

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