Name details

Pig Rock

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 130127

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.

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Narrative

Rock, 65 m high, the largest of a group of rocks lying 1 mi E of the E end of Nelson Island, in the South Shetland Islands. This rock, known to sealers in the area as early as 1821, was charted and named by DI personnel on the Discovery II in 1935.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 19' 00.0" S
- 62.31667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 48' 00.0" W
- 58.80000°
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Altitude:
65 m
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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-1953

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