Passage Rock

Passage Rock (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Passage Rock  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 10932
Name ID: 110511

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 18m above sea level in N entrance to English Strait, off Fort William, Robert Island, was charted by DI in 1935 and called Channel Rock (Nelson and others, chart, 1935f; BA, 1942, p.42); later named Passage Rock, because it serves as a leading mark for ships entering the strait (BA, 1948, p.158; APC, 1955, p.16; BA chart 1774, 19.vii.1968). Roca Pasaje (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.212; Pierrou, 1970, p.577). Roche Channel (France. SHM, 1954, p.46). Isla Channel (Chile. DNH chart 1405, 1961). Channel (Passage) Rock (USHO, 1961, p.123). Islote Channel (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.97; IHA, 1974, p.72). The rock was recharted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Protector in 1967. Roca Passage, as rejected name (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.72).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 22' 18.0" S
- 62.37167°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
59° 44' 44.8" W
- 59.74578°
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:
8-Sep-1953

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