Name details

Scullin Monolith

Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 1319

Feature type: Monolith

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 crescent-shaped rock rising steeply from the sea to 443 m in height on the Mawson Coast of Mac.Robertson Land. Land was sighted in this vicinity of BANZARE (1929-31) during an aeroplane flight on 5 January, 1930. A landing was made by BANZARE on 13 February, 1931.
Named by Sir Douglas Mawson after James H. Scullin, Prime Minister of Australia, 1929-31.

Location

Latitude:
67° 47' 36.7" S
-67.794°
Accurate to 100m
Longitude:
66° 43' 07.9" E
66.719°
Accurate to 100m
Altitude:
443 m
Accurate to 20m
Region:
Mawson Coast

Images


©Mike Woolridge 2002
Catalogue id
IA16483
Caption
West Face of Scullin Monolith from Apple hut site.
Photographer
Woolridge, Michael (Mike)

Map

Source

Location Method:
Satellite Image
Source Name:
LIMA - Landsat Image Mosaic Antarctica
Source Identifier:
Satellite image ( Satellite Image Catalogue - Scene Id E151_RGB_321_1X not in the Satellite Image Catalogue. )
Source Scale:
1:30000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
USGS
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
Unknown

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