Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Lonely Rock (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Lonely 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:
rising 7m above sea level E of Ulla Point, James Ross Island, was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in September 1945 and named Lone Rock, because of its small size and isolation (BA chart 3205, 23.ix.1949; APC, 1955, p.14; DOS 610 sheet W 64 56, 1961). Roca Lone (Argentina. MM chart OMEGA II, 1954). The feature was later renamed Lonely Rock (APC, 1964, p.3; BAS 250 sheet SQ 21-22/1 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1974). Rocas Solitárias [=lonely rocks] (Chile. IH chart 1400, 1971). Roca Solitária (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.265).
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