Name details

Lanyon Junction

Lanyon Junction (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Lanyon Junction  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Informal Antarctic/sub-Antarctic Gazetteer Id 137117

Feature type: None recorded.

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Informal Antarctic/sub-Antarctic Gazetteer.

Narrative

Named after Jack Lanyon the Officer in Charge (OIC) at Wilkes station in 1965. Named by members of the expedition. Lanyon Junction is marked with a signpost and radio masts.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 18' 44.3" S
- 66.31232°
Accurate to 20m
Longitude:
110° 51' 44.4" E
110.86233°
Accurate to 20m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

Map

Source

Location Method:
Hand-held GPS
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Information from Marty Benavente, Senior FTO, captured with handheld GPS.

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
Unknown

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