Name details

Mariner Islands

Mariner Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Mariner Islands  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 781

Feature type: Island

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 islands in the north-east part of the Bunger Hills, just north of Booth Peninsula. Delineated from air photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump and named by USACAN after the Martin Mariner aircraft used on Operation Highjump.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 03' 04.7" S
- 66.05131°
Accurate to 200m
Longitude:
101° 10' 18.7" E
101.17186°
Accurate to 200m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images


©AAD Non-commercial use only 2000
Catalogue id
IA47444
Caption
Landsat LIMA image compiled from images E164_RGB_321_1X and E165_RGB_321_1X.
Photographer
Unknown

Map

Source

Location Method:
Satellite Image
Source Name:
LIMA
Source Identifier:
Satellite image ( Satellite Image Catalogue - Scene Id E165_RGB_321_1x not in the Satellite Image Catalogue. )
Source Scale:
1:50000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
USGS
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
22-Oct-1968

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