Lonely Rock

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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Place ID: 8600
Name ID: 109889

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

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).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 06' 33.0" S
- 64.10917°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 01' 35.0" W
- 57.02639°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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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:
12-Feb-1964

Related information

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