Name details

Nicholson Island

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 887

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 just north-west of Casey station on Bailey Peninsula, Windmill Islands. Three bollards on the eastern end of the island are used to moor ship unloading bulk fuel at Casey. Named after R.T. Nicholson, senior carpenter, who took a leading part in the construction of Casey during 1966 and who was in charge of the construction party in 1968.  

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 16' 37.9" S
- 66.27720°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
110° 31' 52.3" E
110.53120°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
6 m
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:
22-Oct-1968

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