Name details

Frazier Islands

Frazier Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Frazier Islands  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 819

Feature type: Island

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 group of islands in the eastern part of Vincennes Bay, about 17 km WNW of Casey Station. The eastern island of the Group (Nelly Island) has several rookeries of giant petrels. Photographed by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47) and first visited by an ANARE party led by Phillip Law on 21 January, 1956.

Named For

Named by USACAN after Commander PW Frazier, USN of the US Antarctic Projects Office and a member of USN Operation Deepfreeze (1955-56).

Location

Latitude:
66° 13' 37.6" S
- 66.22711°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
110° 09' 57.2" E
110.16589°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
53 m
Accurate to 5m

Images


©David Smith 2005
Catalogue id
IA16629
Caption
Frazier Islands from the west
Photographer
Smith, David

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

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
11-Aug-1958

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