Name details

Harper Rocks

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 138365

Feature type: Offshore rock

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.

Narrative

Rocks with a depth of 4.3 m about 1.5 km to the north west of Detaille Island, Loubet Coast, and to the north of Marshall Shoals. The rocks are the first of the dangers encountered on the approach to the anchorage at Detaille Island. Named for Captain John R. Harper, Master of RRS Ernest Shackleton (from March 2006), in recognition of his contribution to Antarctic logistics.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 51' 22.0" S
- 66.85611°
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Longitude:
66° 47' 55.0" W
- 66.79861°
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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 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

request by Adrian Fox, June 2018

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
9-Oct-2015

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