Name details

Fairchild Beach

Fairchild Beach (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Fairchild Beach  (The name as it would appear on a map)

If this information is incorrect, please e-mail mapping@aad.gov.au

Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 156

Feature type: Beach

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer.

Narrative

A beach of sand, shingle and rocks on the north east coast near Round Hill on Heard Island. The origin of the name is unknown but it is known to have been in use in 1857. The name appears on Challenger's charts.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
53° 03' 06.5" S
- 53.05181°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
73° 39' 03.2" E
73.65089°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
5 m
Unknown precision

Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1985
Catalogue id
1899D2
Caption
Looking South
Photographer
Burton, Harry

Map

Source

Location Method:
Georeferenced Satellite Image
Source Name:
Quickbird Image 30/01/ 2006 Satellite Cat ID 1961
Source Identifier:
Satellite image ( Satellite Image Catalogue - Scene Id Satellite Cat ID 1961 not in the Satellite Image Catalogue. )
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
DigitalGlobe
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
21-Oct-1952

Display Scales

Note These display scales were chosen for use by Australia, with an emphasis on East Antarctica.
          For example, selecting 'Aus_display_scale_20M' would only return names that would appear on a 1:20 million scale map.

Aus_display_scale_20M: No      Aus_display_scale_10M: No     
Aus_display_scale_5M: No      Aus_display_scale_2M: No     
Aus_display_scale_1M: No      Aus_display_scale_500k: No     
Aus_display_scale_250k: No      Aus_display_scale_100k: No     
Aus_display_scale_50k: Yes      Aus_display_scale_25k: No     
Aus_display_scale_10k: No      Aus_display_scale_5k: No     
Aus_display_scale_1k: No     


Related information

Biodiversity
View fauna, flora or both within 1.0 degree of this location

Place names
View Australian or international place names within 1.0 degree of this location.