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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Minerva Rocks (GBR) 63° 53' 00.0" S 60° 37' 00.0" W Rock
Name ID: 110165 Place ID: 9619

off E end of Chionis Island, Trinity Island, Palmer Archipelago, were charted by whalers before 1920 and named after Minerva, one of the factory ship Pythia's whale catchers (Pythia Island, q.v.), which went aground on the rocks, 1 March 1922, and was abandoned as a total wreck (Lester, 1920-22a, Vol.1, p.124; APC, 1960, p.6).

Minerva Rocks (USA) 63° 53' 00.0" S 60° 37' 00.0" W Rock
Name ID: 128938 Place ID: 9619

Small group of rocks lying off Chionis Island near Trinity Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. So named by whalers because the Minerva, one of the whale catchers of the British factory ship Pythia, went aground on these rocks in March 1922. The catcher was abandoned and, because of the heavy swell, became a total wreck.

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