Name details

Minerva Rocks

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 128938

Feature type: Rock (2b)

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

Small group of rocks lying off Chionis Island near Trinity Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. So named by whalers because the Minerva, one of the whale catchers of the British factory ship Pythia, went aground on these rocks in March 1922. The catcher was abandoned and, because of the heavy swell, became a total wreck.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 53' 00.0" S
- 63.88333°
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Longitude:
60° 37' 00.0" W
- 60.61667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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-1960

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