Name details

Skua Beach

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 161

Feature type: Beach

Origin

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

Narrative

A sand, shingle and rock beach between Fairchild Beach and Trypot Beach on the east coast of Heard Island. The name was proposed by the 1948 ANARE.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
53° 05' 02.0" S
- 53.08389°
Accurate to 20m
Longitude:
73° 40' 33.0" E
73.67583°
Accurate to 20m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images


©AAD Non-commercial use only 1987
Catalogue id
3615C2
Caption
Site 28. View from north
Photographer
McGowan, Angela

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:
1:10000
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

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