Enderby Land

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

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

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Place ID: 4253
Name ID: 1287

Feature type: Land

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

That portion of the Antarctic Continent between longitude 45°E and longitude 55°E. Discovered in February, 1831, by John Biscoe on the Tula. Named after Enderby Bros. of London, owners of the Tula, who encouraged their captains to combine exploration with sealing.

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Location

Latitude:
70° 00' 00.0" S
- 70.00000°
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Longitude:
50° 00' 00.0" E
50.00000°
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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 Name:
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Source Scale:
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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

None

Approval status

Status:
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Date approved:
Unknown

Related information

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