Talg Falls

Talg Falls (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Talg Falls  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 14399
Name ID: 419

Feature type: Fall

Origin

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

Narrative

A waterfall over the ice in the Vestfold Hills, where the Talg River runs over a 6 m ice cliff. Talg is Arabic for "ice".

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 37' 37.6" S
- 68.62710°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
78° 22' 41.9" E
78.37830°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
28 m
Accurate to 5m

Images


©Richard 'Tubby' Seton 2009
Catalogue id
IA22004
Caption
Talg Falls, Vestfold Hills. Taken from helicopter at height of 1200 feet. Looking South.
Photographer
Seton, Richard

Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
Source Name:
Vestfold Hills Topographic GIS Dataset
Source Identifier:
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:
15-Mar-1984

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