Name details

Larsen Bank

Larsen Bank (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Larsen Bank  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 31

Feature type: Bank

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

A bank with less than 18 m of water, about 3 km from the summit of Shirley Island, Windmill Islands. The bank is about 90 m long (north-south) and 45 m wide, least depth found was 16 m. Charted in January 1962 during a survey of Newcomb Bay and approaches by d' A.T. Gale, hydrographic surveyor with the ANARE Expedition on the MV Thala Dan led by Phillip Law. Named after Ludvig Larsen, second mate on the M.V. Thala Dan in 1962.  

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 15' 54.8" S
- 66.26522°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
110° 31' 35.2" E
110.52644°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
0 m
Accurate to 5m

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
Source Name:
Windmill Islands 1:50000 GIS Dataset
Source Identifier:
Metadata ( Wind50k - Windmill Islands 1:50000 Topographic GIS Dataset )
Source Scale:
1:5000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
Australian Antarctic Division
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Location checked against RAN soundings and chart AUS601

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
Unknown

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