Name details

Lurker Rock

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 128238

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 3 m high, located 3 mi NE of Dismal Island, Faure Islands, in Marguerite Bay. Charted by the Hydrographic Survey Unit from RRS John Biscoe in 1966. The name, applied by UK-APC in 1971, is descriptive of the feature, which is covered by ice and can easily be mistaken for a piece of floating ice, especially at high water.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 03' 00.0" S
- 68.05000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 44' 00.0" W
- 68.73333°
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Altitude:
3 m
Unknown precision

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-1972

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