Name details

Lumus Rock

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 128227

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

A rock located 4 mi WNW of Sooty Rock, marking the SW extremity of Wilhelm Archipelago. Discovered by BGLE, 1934-37, and named "Lumus Reef" after one of the BGLE cats, the only one to survive the Antarctic winter. The BGLE naming has been accepted because of long use. A change in generic term, from reef to rock, was made on recommendation by UK-APC in 1971.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 13' 00.0" S
- 65.21667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 18' 00.0" W
- 65.30000°
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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-1972

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