Grace Rock

SCAR Gazetteer Ref. No 5564

Feature type: 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.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

awash off S coast of Nelson Island, was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956; in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers in this area, named after the British sealing ship Grace (Capt. H.Rowe, Rowe Point, q.v.) from Plymouth, which visited the South Shetland Islands, 1821-22, operating from Harmony Cove (APC, 1962, p.14; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962).

Location

Latitude:
62° 21' 32.3" S
-62.359°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 59' 22.5" W
-58.990°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Region:
Not recorded

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Aug-1962

Related information

Biodiversity
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Place names
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