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
Spirtle Rock (GBR) 65° 14' 00.0" S 64° 21' 00.0" W Rock
Name ID: 111335 Place ID: 13840

awash N of The Barchans, Argentine Islands, Graham Coast, was charted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Endurance in 1969 and so named from the effect of waves breaking on the rock (APC, 1974, p.6; BA chart 3572, 29.xi.1974).

Spirtle Rock (USA) 65° 13' 00.0" S 64° 20' 00.0" W Rock
Name ID: 132021 Place ID: 13840

A rock awash in the navigable passage between The Barchans and Anagram Islands, in the Argentine Islands. The descriptive name was recommended by UK-APC in 1971. "Spirtle" means to cause to splash.

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