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dc.contributor.author McSherry, Tom
dc.coverage.spatial Marion Island en_ZA
dc.date.accessioned 2018-04-20T08:00:32Z
dc.date.available 2018-04-20T08:00:32Z
dc.date.created 2006 en_ZA
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/4407
dc.description.abstract Description: A very prominent offshore sea stack with vertical sides and a sloping top, rising straight out of the sea. Described as built of massive grey basalt capped by massive to thinly bedded tuff of the older succession” (Verwoerd 1971). Some tumbled rocks can be seen at its base among the surf. Its black colour helps to make it stand out. 74 m. Derivation: Named for its most curious resemblance to a sea boot (Swire 1938). Text from Red Scoria Breaks the Island Mist: A Historical Gazetteer of the Geographical Features of the Prince Edward Islands (in progress). en_ZA
dc.description.sponsorship Sponsored by the National Research Foundation (South Africa) en_ZA
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Antarctic Legacy Project en_ZA
dc.format Image en_ZA
dc.language en_ZA
dc.language en_ZA en_ZA
dc.rights Copyright en_ZA
dc.subject Marion Island en_ZA
dc.title Boot Rock en_ZA
dc.type Images
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iso19115.mddistributor.distributorcontact Tom McSherry en_ZA
iso19115.mdformat.name JPG en_ZA
iso19115.mdidentification.deliverypoint Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, Faculty of Science, Private Bag X1, Matieland. Stellenbosch. South Africa. en_ZA
iso19115.mdidentification.electronicmailaddress antarcticlegacy@sun.ac.za en_ZA


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