Princess Elizabeth Land

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

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

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SCAR Gazetteer Ref. No 11624

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

The sector of Antarctica between longitude 73ºE longitude and Cape Penck (87º 55' 20" E longitude). Discovered on 9 February 1931 by BANZARE (1929-31) under Sir Douglas Mawson. Named by Mawson after H.R.H. Princess Elizabeth (now H.M. Queen Elizabeth II).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 30' 00.0" S
- 68.500°
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Longitude:
80° 22' 00.1" E
80.367°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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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:
Unknown

Related information

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