Name details

Lafarge Rocks

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 127702

Feature type: Rock (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

One large and several smaller rocks lying 2 mi NW of Casy Island and 7 mi W of Prime Head, the N tip of Antarctic Peninsula. Discovered by a French expedition, 1837-40, under Capt. Jules Dumont d'Urville, and named by him for Ens. Antoine Pavin de la Farge of the expedition ship Zelee. They were recharted by the FIDS in 1946.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 13' 00.0" S
- 63.21667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 33' 00.0" W
- 57.55000°
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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:
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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-1952

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