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Grunden Rock (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Grunden Rock (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Rock
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:
the highest (12m) of a group of near-shore rocks on SE side of Hope Bay, Trinity Peninsula. Following survey by FIDS in 1945, the name Grunden Rocks was applied to the whole group after Toralf Grunden, a member of SwAE who wintered at Hope Bay in 1903 with J.G. Andersson (Andersson Island, q.v.) and S.A. Duse (Duse Bay, q.v.) (BA chart 3213, 6.x.1950). Rocas Grunden (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.311; Pierrou, 1970, p.405; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.143). Following the work of an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit, 1951-52, the name Grunden Rock was restricted to the highest rock (APC, 1955, p.11; BA chart 3213, 23.iii.1956; DOS 310 Hope Bay sheet, 1961). Gruden [sic] Rocks (BA, 1956, p.111). Islotes Grunden (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.209). Gruden [sic] Rock (USOO chart 6650, 1963).
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