Name details

Racer Rocks

Racer Rocks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Racer Rocks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 136796

Feature type: None recorded.

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

A small cluster of approximately 10 insular rocks, the largest rising to 17 meters, located midway between Auguste Island and Lobodon Island in Gerlache Strait. An automated weather station was placed on the summit of the largest rock in November 1989 by a research team (Anthony M. Amos leader) representing the University of Texas Marine Science Institute. The name is an acronym for the National Science Foundation sponsored Research on Antarctic Coastal Ecosystems and Rates program which carried out multi-disciplinary studies in Gerlache Strait. Named by US-ACAN, 1992.

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Location

Latitude:
64° 04' 01.0" S
- 64.06694°
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Longitude:
61° 36' 40.0" W
- 61.61111°
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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 Person:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

new approved name (R.Payne, 6.5.09)

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
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