Name details

Caroline Cove

Caroline Cove (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Caroline Cove  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 377

Feature type: Cove

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer.

Narrative

A cove on the south-western coast of Macquarie Island. The ship Caroline from Hobart was wrecked at the south end of the Island on 17 March 1825.

Named For

The ship Caroline from Hobart was wrecked at the south end of the Island on 17 March 1825.

Location

Latitude:
54° 45' 39.7" S
- 54.76104°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
158° 47' 27.5" E
158.79098°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
0 m
Unknown precision

Images


©Rod Dann 2008
Catalogue id
IA16667
Caption
Caroline Cove. Caroline Point lies on the far side of the cove.
Photographer
Dann, Rod

Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
Source Name:
Macquarie Island Vegetation and Drainage Structure Data Set,Mac Island Contours from AIRSAR Aug 2000
Source Identifier:
Metadata ( MIvegmap - Macquarie Island Vegetation and Drainage Structure Data Set
macca_contour_gis - Macquarie Island contour data derived from Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar images captured August 2000 )
Source Scale:
1:25000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
Australian Antarctic Division
Remote sensing:
NASA AIRSAR DEM Metadata record - [macca_dem_gis] Macquarie Island Topopoly GIS Dataset. [macca_topopoly_gis]

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
11-Aug-1955

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