Name details

Phelps Rock

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 130096

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

An insular rock rising 10 m above sea level SW of Hugo Island, in the W approaches to French Passage, Wilhelm Archipelago. The rock was charted by a RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Protector, 1966-67. Named by UK-APC after Capt. Edmund M.S. Phelps, First Officer in John Biscoe, 1966-72 (Senior Master from 1972), who assisted with the hydrographic survey of the area, 1965-67.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 00' 00.0" S
- 65.00000°
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Longitude:
65° 50' 00.0" W
- 65.83333°
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Altitude:
10 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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