Name details

Grinnell Island

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 888

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

One of the Donovan islands, off the Budd Coast. The region was photographed by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47). The islands were photographed in 1956 by ANARE and the Soviet Antarctic Expedition. Named by USACAN after Lieut. S.W. Grinnell, USN, medical officer at Wilkes in 1957.  

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 11' 12.1" S
- 66.18669°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
110° 24' 00.0" E
110.40000°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
23 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:
4-Jul-1961

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