Name details

Béchervaise Island

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 955

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, central island of the Flat Islands, about 2 km WNW of Mawson. This island is one of several plotted as one island by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936-37), and called Flatxy (Flat Island).

Named For

Named after J M Bechervaise, Officer-in-Charge at Mawson, 1955 and 1959.

Location

Latitude:
67° 35' 28.0" S
- 67.59111°
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Longitude:
62° 49' 02.6" E
62.81739°
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Altitude:
47 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
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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