Name Details: Casey (Australian Antarctic Gazetteer)

Casey

Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 2496

Feature type: Station

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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Narrative

A scientific station on the northern part of Bailey Peninsula, Budd Coast about 3 km south of the abandoned Wilkes station. Construction of Old Casey station commenced in January, 1965 and was continued, mainly during summer visits, until February, 1969, when the station was opened and activities were transferred from Wilkes station. The sixteen buildings of the present Casey Station were officially opened in December 1988. The previous tunnel Station was finally decommissioned, demolished and returned to Australia in March 1989. Lord Casey, who, when Australian Political Liaison Officer in London, was closely associated with BANZARE (1929-31), and who as Aust. Minister of External Affairs, 1951-60, was responsible for Aust. Ant. activities.  

Location

Latitude:
66° 16' 54.5" S
-66.282°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
110° 31' 39.4" E
110.528°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
32 m
Accurate to 5m
Region:
Not recorded

Images


©Micky Loederman 2007
Catalogue id
IA12143
Caption
Casey station
Photographer
Loederman, Michael (Micky)

Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
Source Name:
Windmill Islands 1:50000 GIS Dataset
Source Identifier:
Metadata ( Wind50k - Windmill Islands 1:50000 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:
7-Dec-1976

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