Name details

Lajkonik Rocks

Lajkonik Rocks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Lajkonik Rocks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Poland Gazetteer Id 116548

Feature type: Rock (5)

Origin

This name originates from Poland. It is part of the Poland Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

Basaltic stacks at King George Bay, south of Growler Rock and north of Sukiennice Hills. Lajkonik is a tartar-clad man leading a band of "wild" Tartars through the gates of Cracow on the octave of Corpus Christi Day. This tradition goes back to medieval times and reminds of Tartar raids against Poland.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 07' 30.0" S
- 62.12500°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 09' 00.0" W
- 58.15000°
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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:
1-Jan-1980

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