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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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 358

Feature type: Coast

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

The coast of Mac.Robertson Land between 60 degrees E., and Murray Monolith 66 degrees 53' E. Discovered during the 1929-30 voyage of BANZARE under Sir Douglas Mawson. Surveyed by BANZARE in greater detail during the 1930-31 voyage when landings were made at Cape Bruce and Scullin Monolith. The name was approved in recognition of Sir Douglas Mawson's great contribution to Antarctic Explorations.

Named For

Sir Douglas Mawson

Location

Latitude:
68° 00' 00.0" S
- 68.00000°
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Longitude:
63° 00' 00.0" E
63.00000°
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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:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
4-Jul-1961

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