Name details

Mawson Coast

Mawson Coast (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Mawson Coast  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 128575

Feature type: Coast (7)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

That portion of the coast of Mac. Robertson Land lying between William Scoresby Bay, in 5934E, and Murray Monolith, in 6654E. The coast was sighted during the BANZARE, 1929-30, under Sir Douglas Mawson. Further exploration and landings at Cape Bruce and Scullin Monolith were made during BANZARE, 1930-31. Named by ANCA after Sir Douglas Mawson in recognition of his great contribution to Antarctic exploration.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 40' 00.0" S
- 67.66667°
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Longitude:
63° 30' 00.0" E
63.50000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1966

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