SCAR Gazetteer Information: Each place can have one or more entries in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer, dependant on its origin. By viewing an individual entry, you may see multiple references to the same place. SCAR uses a more general feature type coding, so each place will, in general, have multiple feature types.

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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Ørnen Rocks (RUS) 62° 00' 00.0" S 57° 34' 00.0" W Rock
Name ID: 119786 Place ID: 10687

Ørnen Rocks (GBR) 62° 00' 32.4" S 57° 33' 54.0" W Rock
Name ID: 110447 Place ID: 10687

awash off Cape Melville, Destruction Harbour, King George Island, were charted by the Vesterlid whaling expedition (August F. Christensen) in 1908-09, and named Ørnen Klippene after the Norwegian whaling company A/S Ørnen and its ship Ørnen, one of the first modern whale catchers (Orne Harbour, q.v.), which ran aground on the rocks in that season (Aagaard, 1930, p.345). Ornen [sic] Rocks (BA chart 1238, xi.1910; Herdman, 1932, chart 6; APC, 1955, p.16). Rocher de l'Orn [sic] (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 1). Rochers de l'Örn (Bongrain, 1914, vue 1 following p.60). Orne [sic] Rocks (Ferguson, chart, 1918a; 1921, map p.38). Ornen Skjne. (HA chart, 1928). The rocks were re-charted by DI in 1937. Ornend [sic] Rocks (Hill, 1937). Rocas Ornen (Argentina. MM chart 104, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.568; Chile. 1974, p.217). Rocher de l'Orne [sic] (France. SHM chart 5504, 1951). Ornen (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.207). Rocas Horne [sic] (Cordini, 1955, p.37). Örnen Rocks (APC, 1960, p.6). Ørnen Rocks (APC, 1961, p.3; USOO chart 6943, 1963; DOS 610 sheet W 62 56, 1968). Skaly Ernen (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 175).

Ørnen Rocks (USA) 62° 01' 00.0" S 57° 35' 00.0" W Rock
Name ID: 129706 Place ID: 10687

Group of rocks, some of which are above water, 1 mi NE of Cape Melville, King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Named after the Norwegian whaler Ornen which went aground there about 1908 or 1909.

Ornen, Rocas (CHL) 61° 59' 00.0" S 57° 34' 00.0" W Rock
Name ID: 106041 Place ID: 10687

Denominada así por la Ballenera Noruega Ornen, que encalló allí entre los años 1908- 1909. Grupo de rocas, algunas de las cuales afloran; están situadas a 2 millas al NNE del cabo Melville, isla Rey Jorge, islas Shetland del Sur.

Ørnen, rocas (ARG) 62° 01' 00.0" S 57° 34' 00.0" W Rock
Name ID: 101745 Place ID: 10687

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