Name details

Bøving Island

Bøving Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Bøving Island  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 844

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

An island in the southern part of Newcomb Bay, Windmill Islands, east of McMullin Island and south of Kilby Island. Photographed by USN Operation Highjump (1947), the Soviet Antarctic Expedition (1956) and ANARE (1956, 1962 and 1963). The island was named after F. Bøving third officer on MV Thala Dan in 1965, who assisted in a hydrographic survey in the vicinity.  

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 16' 35.3" S
- 66.27647°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
110° 31' 13.6" E
110.52044°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Accurate to 5m

Images

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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:
29-Jul-1965

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