Name details

Macklin Island

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 933

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 coastal island off the coast of Mac.Robertson Land, about 7 km west of Cape Daly. The island is the northern of two islands about 30 m above sea level. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936-37). Named after Eric L. Macklin, radio officer at Mawson in 1955 and 1959.

Named For

Eric L. Macklin, radio officer at Mawson in 1955 and 1959

Location

Latitude:
67° 28' 55.9" S
- 67.48219°
Accurate to 50m
Longitude:
63° 38' 56.1" E
63.64892°
Accurate to 50m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
11-Oct-1960

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