Name details

Shearer Stack

Shearer Stack (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Shearer Stack  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 131492

Feature type: Stack (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

Rock stack lying 1.5 mi SW of False Round Point, off the N coast of King George Island in the South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK-APC in 1960 for the American sealing vessel Charles Shearer from Nantucket, which visited the South Shetland Islands in 1874-75. In 1877 the ship again sailed for the islands and disappeared without a trace.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
61° 55' 00.0" S
- 61.91667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 05' 00.0" W
- 58.08333°
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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-1960

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