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Location of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands
Bowler Rocks is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Bowler Rocks
Bowler Rocks
Location in Antarctic Peninsula
Bowler Rocks is located in Antarctica
Bowler Rocks
Bowler Rocks
Location in Antarctica
Location of Bowler Rocks
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°21′19.1″S 59°49′36.1″W / 62.355306°S 59.826694°W / -62.355306; -59.826694
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Length 1 km (0.6 mi)
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population uninhabited


Bowler Rocks is a group of rocks off the north coast of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica lying southwest of Table Island and northwest of Aitcho Islands, and extending 1 km (0.62 mi) in east-west direction. The area was visited by early 19th-century sealers.

The feature is named after David Bowler, surveying recorder aboard the launch Nimrod during the Royal Navy hydrographic survey of the rocks in 1967.

Location

The midpoint is located at which is 1.1 km (0.68 mi) southwest of Table Island, 2.15 km (1.34 mi) northwest of Morris Rock, 3.1 km (1.9 mi) north of Holmes Rock and 5.3 km (3.3 mi) northeast of Romeo Island (Argentine mapping in 1949, 1953 and 1980, British in 1968 and 1974, Chilean in 1971, and Bulgarian in 2009).

Maps

  • L.L. Ivanov. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands. Scale 1:120000 topographic map. Troyan: Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2009. ISBN: 978-954-92032-6-4
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