Name details

Jack's Donga

Jack's Donga (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Jack's Donga  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Informal Antarctic/sub-Antarctic Gazetteer Id 51011

Feature type: Refuge

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Informal Antarctic/sub-Antarctic Gazetteer.

Narrative

Originally a Caterpillar 955 cab tractor, it was adapted as a field hut to provide temporary shelter en route to Wilkes. Built by Jack Field, Neville Collins and Keith Fletcher in 1962, it contained two single bunk beds. In more recent years, a container traverse van has been used as a four-person field hut at the site. The original structure is now used only as a lavatory shelter for the field toilet.

Named For

Jack’s Donga is named for Jack Field, station cook at Wilkes in 1962, who suggested the idea of building a field hut in this location.

Location

Latitude:
66° 13' 41.9" S
- 66.22830°
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Longitude:
110° 39' 11.9" E
110.65330°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
Unknown

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