Name details

Niles Island

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 927

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 island, just south of Holl Island in the Windmill Islands. Plotted from air photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47). The term island is considered more appropriate than rock. Named after G.W. Niles, a member of both Operation Highjump and USN Operation Windmill (1947-48).  

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 25' 48.0" S
- 66.43000°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
110° 24' 28.1" E
110.40781°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
47 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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