Name details

Compton Glacier

Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 616

Feature type: Glacier

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer.

Narrative

A large glacier on the north east coast of Heard Island. The feature was named after G.S. Compton, assistant surveyor, 1948 ANARE Heard Island Expedition.

Location

Latitude:
53° 04' 36.5" S
-53.077°
Accurate to 20m
Longitude:
73° 35' 18.6" E
73.589°
Accurate to 20m
Altitude:
850 m
Unknown precision
Region:
Heard Island and McDonald Islands

Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1971
Catalogue id
1881C5
Photographer
Budd, Grahame M

Map

Source

Location Method:
Georeferenced Satellite Image
Source Name:
World View 23/3/2008
Source Identifier:
Metadata ( Heard_WorldView-1_23MAR08 - Heard Island WorldView-1 Image (23 March 2008) orthorectification )
Source Scale:
1:5000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
DigitalGlobe
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
21-Oct-1952

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