Name details

Rocca, Rocas

Rocca, Rocas (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Rocca, Rocas  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Chile Gazetteer Id 135016

Feature type: Island (5)

Origin

This name originates from Chile. It is part of the Chile Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Descubiertas en 1909 por la Expedición Antártica Francesa al mando de Charcot, quien le dio el nombre por el apellido de Monsieur Rocca, un conocido del Dr. Jean B. Charcot en la ciudad de Punta Arenas, en el estrecho de Magallanes, Chile. Dos pequeñas rocas bajas que se ubican a 4,5 millas al WSW del cabo Alexandra y a 1,5 milla frente a la costa S de la isla Adelaida, en la parte N de la bahía Margarita.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 47' 00.0" S
- 67.78333°
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Longitude:
68° 47' 00.0" W
- 68.78333°
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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:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
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Date approved:
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