Name details

Rojas Cove

Rojas Cove (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Rojas Cove  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 135266

Feature type: Cove

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Between Bascopé Point and Guesalaga Peninsula, Discovery Bay, Greenwich Island, South Shetland Islands, was called Rojas, Ensenada by CAE, 1947, after Capt. Gabriel Rojas Parker, of the Argentine Navy, commanding the expedition transport ship Angamos (Chile. DNH chart 500, 1951; IHA, 1974, p.246). Ensenada Comandante Rojas (Chile. DNH chart 1405, 1961). Rojas Bay (Fuenzalida, 1964, map Fig. 1, p.48) (APC, 2004).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 28' 31.7" S
- 62.47547°
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Longitude:
59° 39' 44.5" W
- 59.66236°
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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 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:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Mar-1904

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