Name details

Active Reef

Active Reef (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Active Reef  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 121568

Feature type: Reef (5)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Isolated reef lying in the Firth of Tay, just off the N coast of Dundee Island. Discovered and named by Thomas Robertson, master of the Active, one of the ships of the Dundee whaling expedition of 1892-93. The Active ran onto this reef during a gale on Jan. 10, 1893 and lay there for 6 hours before she could be gotten off.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 23' 00.0" S
- 63.38333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
55° 52' 00.0" W
- 55.86667°
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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:
1-Jan-1963

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