Name Details: Macquarie Island (Australian Antarctic Gazetteer)

Macquarie Island

Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 2683

Feature type: Island

Origin

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

Narrative

Macquarie Island was discovered on 10 April, 1810 by Frederick Hasselburgh of the brig "Perserverance" of Sydney and named in honour of Lachlan Macquarie, then Governor of New South Wales.

Location

Latitude:
54° 37' 11.6" S
-54.620°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
158° 51' 39.6" E
158.861°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
0 m
Unknown precision
Region:
Macquarie Island

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
Source Name:
Macquarie Island Vegetation and Drainage Structure Data Set,Mac Island Contours from AIRSAR Aug 2000
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
1:25000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
Australian Antarctic Division
Remote sensing:
NASA AIRSAR DEM Metadata record - [macca_dem_gis] Macquarie Island Topopoly GIS Dataset. [macca_topopoly_gis]

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
11-Aug-1955

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