Name details

Erewhon Basin

Erewhon Basin (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Erewhon Basin  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 37

Feature type: Basin

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

An extensive ice-free area forming a basin in the Brown Hills separating the snouts of the Foggydog and Bartrum Glaciers from the northern edge of the Darwin Glacier. Discovered by the Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition (1962-63).

Named For

Named from Samuel Butler's novel Erewhon.

Location

Latitude:
79° 48' 00.0" S
- 79.80000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
158° 30' 00.0" E
158.50000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Name gazetted as Erewhon. Name corrected from erehwon back to erewhon Feb.2020. This also matches USA and NZ maps and their gazetteers

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
1-Jan-1965

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