Name details

Mawson Corridor

Mawson Corridor (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Mawson Corridor  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 364

Feature type: Passage

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 sea passage between grounded icebergs on the approach to Mawson station. It is about 41 km long and 79 km wide, opening out at the southern end to give the feature a funnel shape. The northern end is sharpely defined and coincides with the edge of the continental shelf. Discovered by the ANARE Expedition, 1954, led by Phillip Law and used regularly by ANARE relief ships in their approach to Mawson.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 10' 00.0" S
- 64.16667°
Accurate to 100m
Longitude:
67° 10' 00.0" E
67.16667°
Accurate to 100m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
1:400000
Source Institution:
AAD
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
AAD
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
Unknown

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