Kemp Land

Kemp Land (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Kemp Land  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 18308
Name ID: 1285

Feature type: Land

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

That portion of Antarctica between 55 degrees E. and 60 degrees E. Named after Peter Kemp, who in the Brig Magnet, is reported to have sighted land in 1833. In 1930, BANZARE under Sir Douglas Mawson in the Discovery delineated the coastline from the junction with Enderby Land to that with Mac.Robertson Land. In 1936 the coast was rechartered by RRS William Scoresby.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 30' 00.0" S
- 67.50000°
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Longitude:
57° 30' 00.0" E
57.50000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
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Date approved:
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Related information

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