Name details

Shag Island

Shag Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Shag Island  (The name as it would appear on a map)

If this information is incorrect, please e-mail mapping@aad.gov.au

Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 822

Feature type: Island

Origin

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

Narrative

An island about 10km off the north coast of Heard Island.

Named For

The name appears on Challenger's chart.

Location

Latitude:
52° 55' 10.9" S
- 52.91970°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
73° 34' 57.4" E
73.58260°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
92 m
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

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:
21-Oct-1952

Display Scales

Note These display scales were chosen for use by Australia, with an emphasis on East Antarctica.
          For example, selecting 'Aus_display_scale_20M' would only return names that would appear on a 1:20 million scale map.

Aus_display_scale_20M: No      Aus_display_scale_10M: No     
Aus_display_scale_5M: No      Aus_display_scale_2M: No     
Aus_display_scale_1M: No      Aus_display_scale_500k: No     
Aus_display_scale_250k: No      Aus_display_scale_100k: No     
Aus_display_scale_50k: No      Aus_display_scale_25k: No     
Aus_display_scale_10k: No      Aus_display_scale_5k: No     
Aus_display_scale_1k: No     


Related information

Biodiversity
View fauna, flora or both within 1.0 degree of this location

Place names
View Australian or international place names within 1.0 degree of this location.