Name details

Auster Islands

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 841

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 small group of islands off the coast of Mac.Robertson Land, about 20 km ESE of Douglas Islands. Plotted from ANARE air photographs taken in 1959. This group is the closest to Auster Rookery and has provided a camp site for ANARE parties visiting the colony. So named because of its proximity to Auster Rookery.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 25' 06.6" S
- 67.41850°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 49' 34.7" E
63.82630°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
10-Aug-1966

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