Grunden Rock

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

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

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Place ID: 5737
Name ID: 125993

Feature type: Rock (5)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Rock 15 m high, surrounded by a group of smaller rocks, lying close E of Hut Cove along the S side of the entrance to Hope Bay, at the NE end of Antarctic Peninsula. Discovered by the SwedAE under Nordenskjold, 1901-04. The FIDS in 1945 named the entire group of rocks for Toralf Grunden, member of the SwedAE who wintered at Hope Bay in 1903, but in 1952 the name was restricted to the largest rock in this group for easier reference to the light beacon established on the main rock by the Argentine government during the previous season.

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Location

Latitude:
63° 24' 00.0" S
- 63.40000°
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Longitude:
56° 58' 00.0" W
- 56.96667°
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Altitude:
15 m
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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:
1-Jan-1953

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