Name details

Auster Rookery

Auster Rookery (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Auster Rookery  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 2462

Feature type: Colony

Origin

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

Narrative

An Emperor penguin colony on sea-ice, sheltered by grounded icebergs about 51 km ENE of Mawson. Discovered in August, 1957, by Flying Officer, D. Johnston RAAF from an ANARE Auster aircraft, after which it was named.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 23' 46.0" S
- 67.39610°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 57' 02.5" E
63.95070°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1972
Catalogue id
1101B5
Photographer
Cutcliffe, Maxwell (Max)

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:
29-Apr-1958

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