Rookery Islands

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

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

If this information is incorrect, please e-mail mapping@aad.gov.au

Place ID: 12345
Name ID: 900

Feature type: Island

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

A group of small islands and rocks in the western part of Holme Bay. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936-37). One of the group was called Innerskjera (The Inner Skerry). Visited by ANARE sledging parties in 1954 and 1955.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 36' 00.0" S
- 67.60000°
Accurate to 100m
Longitude:
62° 31' 00.0" E
62.51667°
Accurate to 100m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
Source Name:
Holme Bay 1:10000 Rookery Islands Mapping
Source Identifier:
Metadata ( holme_bay_1_10000_rookery - Holme Bay 1:10000 Rookery Islands Mapping )
Source Scale:
1:50000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
D. Smith
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
18-Feb-1958

Related information

Biodiversity
View fauna, flora or both within 1.0 degree of this location

Place names
View Australian or international place names within 1.0 degree of this location.

The SCAR Composite Gazetteer is hosted by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre. The information in the footer below pertains to the AADC web site.