Name Details: Davis (Australian Antarctic Gazetteer)

Davis

Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 2495

Feature type: Station

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

The second ANARE station on the Antarctic Continent. Located in the Vestfold Hills on the Ingrid Christensen Coast. The station was established by an expedition led by Phillip Law on 13 January 1957. He named the station after Captain J K Davis, second-in-command of the A A E (1911-14) and BANZARE (1929-30), a member of the Executive Planning Committee of ANARE. The station was temporarily closed on 25 January 1965, and re-opened on15 February, 1969.

Location

Latitude:
68° 34' 35.8" S
-68.577°
Accurate to 25m
Longitude:
77° 58' 02.6" E
77.967°
Accurate to 25m
Altitude:
27.5 m
Accurate to 1m
Region:
Davis

Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2004
Catalogue id
10134C6
Photographer
Young, Adrian

Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
Source Name:
Vestfold Hills Topographic GIS Dataset
Source Identifier:
Metadata ( vest_hills_gis - Vestfold Hills 1:25000 Topographic GIS Dataset )
Source Scale:
1:5000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
Australian Antarctic Division
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
Unknown

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