Name details

Ivanoff Head

Ivanoff Head (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Ivanoff Head  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 637

Feature type: Head

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 small rock outcrop, about 0.5 km long, attached to the continental ice of Knox Coast by a low saddle. It is about 7 km west of the Hatch Islands. Photographed by USN Operation Highjump, 1946-47. Landings were made by the ANARE on the MV Magga Dan under Phillip Law in February, 1960. The feature was used as a rescue base when a helicopter crashed nearby. Named after Captain P. Ivanoff, pilot of the crashed helicopter. An astro-fix was obtained on 19th February, 1960. Captain P. Ivanoff, pilot of a helicopter which crashed nearby.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 52' 48.7" S
- 66.88019°
Accurate to 500m
Longitude:
109° 07' 38.1" E
109.12725°
Accurate to 500m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Satellite Image
Source Name:
Australian Antarctic Territory Coastline 2003
Source Identifier:
Metadata ( AAT_Coastline_2003 - Australian Antarctic Territory Coastline 2003 )
Source Scale:
1:25000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
Geoscience Australia and Australian Antarctic Division
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
Unknown

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