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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Bravo, Rocas (CHL) 65° 08' 00.0" S 64° 26' 00.0" W Rock
Name ID: 105233 Place ID: 13558

La Expedición Antártica Chilena de 1960- 1961, que efectuó sondajes en la zona comprendida entre el paso Francés y el estrecho Penola, le puso el nombre por el apellido del capitán de fragata Eugenio Bravo Crawley Boevey, oficial de operaciones de la Expedición. Rocas que emergen a 8,7 millas al W del centro de la isla Hovgaard, frente a la costa occidental de la península Tierra de O'Higgins.

Snag Rocks (GBR) 65° 08' 00.0" S 64° 27' 00.0" W Rock
Name ID: 111242 Place ID: 13558

rising 2 m above sea level at NW end of French Passage, Wilhelm Archipelago, were photographed from the air from HMS Protector's helicopter by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit in March 1958; so named because the rocks constitute a hazard near the middle of the fairway (APC, 1959a, p.11; BA chart 3572, 12.viii.1960). Rocas Bravo, so called by CAE, 1960-61, after Capt. (F) Eugenio Bravo Crawley-Boevey, Operations Officer on the expedition (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.54). Stag [sic] Rocks (BA, 1974, p.189).

Snag Rocks (USA) 65° 08' 00.0" S 64° 27' 00.0" W Rock
Name ID: 131818 Place ID: 13558

A cluster of rocks lying mid-channel in French Passage between Roca Islands and Myriad Islands, in Wilhelm Archipelago. Photographed from the helicopter of HMS Protector in March 1958. So named by UK-APC because the feature presents a hazard or obstacle to navigation.

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