Name details

Highjump Archipelago

Highjump Archipelago (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Highjump Archipelago  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 7

Feature type: Archipelago

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 group of rocky islands and rocks about 95 km long and 9 to 28 km wide, extending in a north-east direction off the Bunger Hills, Knox Coast, Wilkes Lane.

Named For

Delineated from air photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47) and named by USACAN after code word Highjump by which USN Task Force 68 (1946-47) was known.

Location

Latitude:
66° 01' 31.8" S
- 66.02550°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
100° 44' 08.2" E
100.73561°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1984
Catalogue id
1803B2
Photographer
Ledingham, Roderick B (Rod)

Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
20-Aug-1957

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