McCallie Rocks

McCallie Rocks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

McCallie Rocks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 9214
Name ID: 2457

Feature type: Rock

Origin

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

Narrative

Two rounded, dark grey rocks in the sea about 100 m in diameter and about 1 km offshore in the Vestfold Hills. Survey station NM/S/ 267 was established there in January 1979. McCallie, a helicopter pilot, flew survey parties around the Vestfold Hills in 1978-79 in an exemplary manner and made the first landings by air on these rocks.

Named For

McCallie, a helicopter pilot, flew survey parties around the Vestfold Hills in 1978-79 in an exemplary manner and made the first landings by air on these rocks

Location

Latitude:
68° 18' 00.0" S
- 68.30000°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
78° 39' 00.0" E
78.65000°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
0 m
Unknown precision

Images


©Nathan Saunders 2009
Catalogue id
IA21945
Caption
McCallie Rocks, Vestfold Hills. Taken from helicopter at height of 3500 feet. Looking North.
Photographer
Saunders, Nathan

Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
Source Name:
Vestfold Hills Topographic GIS Dataset
Source Identifier:
Metadata ( vest_hills_gis - Vestfold Hills 1:25000 Topographic GIS Dataset )
Source Scale:
1:5000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
Australian Antarctic Division
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Metadata for coordinates and origin of topographic data.

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
18-Oct-1979

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