Name details

Williams Rocks

Williams Rocks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Williams Rocks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 2430

Feature type: Rock

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

A group of rocks about 19 km NNW of Mawson. The rocks were mapped by Robert G. Dovers, officer-in-charge at Mawson in 1954. They were fixed by triangulation carried out by D.R. Carstens, surveyor at Mawson in 1962.

Named For

Named after J. Williams, assistant diesel mechanic at Mawson in 1962, who assisted with the triangulation and erection of a beacon.

Location

Latitude:
67° 26' 20.8" S
- 67.43910°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 47' 11.4" E
62.78650°
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Altitude:
5 m
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
Unknown

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