Whaleback Rocks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Whaleback Rocks (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island
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:
group of five rocks rising to 115m above sea level in Bone Bay, Trinity Peninsula. Following survey by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in July 1948, the name Whaleback Islet was applied descriptively to the largest rock (BA chart 3205, 12.ii.1954; APC, 1955, p.22) but was later withdrawn (APC, 1959a, p.12). The rocks were photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Skali Kendell, in error (Kendall Rocks, q.v.) (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Whaleback Rocks, referring to the group of rocks (APC, 1964, p.4; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974).
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