Name details

Bobby Rocks

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139773

Feature type: Rock

Origin

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

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Ice-free rocks 6.6km south of Benson Rock, Ricker Hills in the Prince Albert Mountains, Victoria Land.

Named For

Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1956-62. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Bobby J. Davis, commissaryman with the South Pole Station winter party, 1966.

Location

Latitude:
75° 48' 36.7" S
-75.81019°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
159° 11' 59.1" E
159.19974°
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Altitude:
1609 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
0.5m Antarctic Imagery Mosaic, DigitalGlobe Inc 2018
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Polar Geospatial Center
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Height at higher part of feature

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
14-Nov-1967

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