Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Lumus Rock (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Lumus 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:
awash forming SW-most feature of Wilhelm Archipelago, on N side of entrance to Buchanan Channel, was charted by BGLE in February 1936 as a reef and named Lumus Reef after one of the expedition cats, which wintered in the Antarctic and which had been presented by The Very Rev. H.E. Lumsdale, Dean of the Falkland Islands, after whom it was named (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400; BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.14). Arricifes [sic] de Lumus (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.96). Arrecife Lumus (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Pierrou, 1970, p.493; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.190). Isla Toqui (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947). Arrecifes Lumus (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1963). Scogli Lumus (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 7). The feature was recharted as a single rock by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Endurance in 1969. Lumus Rock (APC, 1974, p.5; BA chart 3572, 29.xi.1974).
No images of this place could be found.