Name details

Thorgaut Island

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 874

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

The largest island in the north-east part of the Robinson Group off Mac.Robertson Land. This and other islands about it were sighted in late January, 1931, from the Norwegian whaler Thorgaut. They were plotted from air photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936-37). Named after the ship Thorgaut.

Named For

Norwegian whaler Thorgaut

Location

Latitude:
67° 26' 30.5" S
- 67.44180°
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Longitude:
63° 32' 48.8" E
63.54690°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
28-Nov-1955

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