Van Rocks

Van Rocks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Van Rocks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 15307
Name ID: 111735

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

two groups of rocks off Cape James, Smith Island, following air photography by FIDASE, 1956-57, were so named from their conspicious appearance and position marking the W extremity of the South Shetland Islands (APC, 1962, p.32; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 05' 12.5" S
- 63.08681°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 43' 24.1" W
- 62.72336°
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:
31-Aug-1962

Related information

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