Rowe Point

Rowe Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Rowe Point  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 12426
Name ID: 110962

Feature type: Point

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

SE side of Barclay Bay, Livingston Island, was photographed from the air and surveyed from the ground by FIDASE, 1955-57; in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers in this area, named after Capt. Henry Rowe, Master of the British sealing ship Grace from Plymouth (Grace Rock, q.v.), who visited the South Shetland Islands, 1821-22, and moored at New Plymouth, Livingston Island, for the season (APC, 1962, p.27; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 35' 30.0" S
- 62.59167°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 54' 13.9" W
- 60.90386°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Aug-1962

Related information

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