Name details

Beall Island

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 959

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 irregular-shaped island in the Windmill Islands, off Mitchell Peninsula, Budd Coast. Delineated from air photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47). Named by USCAN after J M Beall, US Weather Bureau observer with USN Operation Windmill (1947-48).  

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 18' 09.0" S
- 66.30251°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
110° 29' 02.3" E
110.48396°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
48 m
Accurate to 2m

Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1998
Catalogue id
3413B1
Photographer
Dixon, Grant

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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