Name details

The Sentinel

Sentinel, The (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

The Sentinel  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 2450

Feature type: Rock

Origin

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

Narrative

A vertical finger of rock on Heard Island about 422 m in height used by Robert G. Dovers as an unoccupied trig station in the 1948 survey. It is situated on the high rocky mass of the Laurens Peninsula.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
52° 59' 18.5" S
- 52.98847°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
73° 19' 11.0" E
73.31972°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
430 m
Accurate to 20m

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Georeferenced Satellite Image
Source Name:
WorldView Image 23 March 2008
Source Identifier:
Metadata ( Heard_WorldView-1_23MAR08 - Heard Island WorldView-1 Image (23 March 2008) orthorectification )
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
DigitalGlobe
Remote sensing:
Altitude from: A Digital Elevation Model of Heard Island derived from TerraSAR satellite imagery Entry ID: heard_dem_terrasar

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
21-Dec-1952

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