Taylor Rookery

Taylor Rookery (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Taylor Rookery  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 14467
Name ID: 2463

Feature type: Colony

Origin

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

Narrative

An Emperor penguin colony just east of the Taylor Glacier in Mac.Robertson Land. Unlike most Emperor penguin colonies, it is not on sea ice, but land. Discovered in October 1954 by an ANARE sledging party led by Robert Dovers.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 27' 14.0" S
- 67.45389°
Accurate to 25m
Longitude:
60° 53' 00.0" E
60.88333°
Accurate to 25m
Altitude:
10 m
Accurate to 5m

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
Source Name:
Taylor Rookery 1:5000 Topographic Dataset
Source Identifier:
Metadata ( Tayl5k - Taylor Rookery 1:5000 Topographic GIS Dataset )
Source Scale:
1:5000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
D.Smith
Source Publisher:
Australian Antarctic Division
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
22-Jul-1959

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