Name details

Queen Mary Land

Queen Mary Land (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Queen Mary Land  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 1288

Feature type: Land

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

The sector of Antarctica between Cape Filchner at 91 degrees 58' E and Cape Hordern in the Bunger Hills at 100 degrees 28' E. Discovered by AAE (1911-14) under Sir Douglas Mawson, who named it after HM Queen Mary, wife of HM King George V.

Named For

HM Queen Mary, wife of HM King George V

Location

Latitude:
67° 00' 00.0" S
- 67.00000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
96° 00' 00.0" E
96.00000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
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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-Aug-1955

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