Name details

Smith Rocks

Smith Rocks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Smith Rocks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 2415

Feature type: Rock

Origin

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

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Group of nine small islands just north-east of the Canopus Islands, about 11 km north-east of Mawson. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition and called Spjotxyholmane. Renamed after Captain V. Smith RAASC, DUWK driver, who took part in changeover operations at Davis and Mawson, 1958-59 and 1959-60.

Named For

Captain V. Smith RAASC, DUWK driver, Davis and Mawson, 1958-59 and 1959-60

Location

Latitude:
67° 31' 07.0" S
- 67.51861°
Accurate to 50m
Longitude:
63° 00' 30.0" E
63.00833°
Accurate to 50m
Altitude:
0 m
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
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:
21-Nov-1960

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