Name details

Holmes Rock

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 2374

Feature type: Rock

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

A small rocky island in the Balaena Islands off the Budd Coast, Wilkes Land, about 2.3 km south-west of Thompson Island. The Balaena Islands were delineated from air photographs taken on 2 February 1947. The islands were probably sketched during an ice reconnaissance flight from the Factory Ship Balaena ten days after the Highjump photography and thought to be peaks.

Named For

Named after Leslie Holmes, Flight Radio Operator on the Balaena.

Location

Latitude:
66° 01' 35.0" S
- 66.02639°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
111° 05' 25.0" E
111.09028°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
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:
27-Aug-1975

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