Odbert Island

Odbert Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Odbert Island  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 10538
Name ID: 912

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

An island off the Windmill Islands, west of Robinson Ridge, on the Budd Coast. Plotted from air photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47). Named by USACAN after Lieutenant J.A. Odbert, USN assistant aerological officer on USN Operation Windmill (1947-48).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 22' 23.9" S
- 66.37331°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
110° 32' 28.0" E
110.54111°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
92 m
Accurate to 5m

Images


©Woehler, Eric 2001
Catalogue id
4950B3
Caption
Ardery Island (Left) Obert Island (right)
Photographer
Woehler, Eric

Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
Source Name:
Windmill Islands 1:50000 GIS Dataset
Source Identifier:
Metadata ( Wind50k - Windmill Islands 1:50000 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

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
4-Jul-1961

Related information

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