Name details

Spit Bay

Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 61

Feature type: Bay

Origin

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

Narrative

A wide bay on the northern side of Spit Point on the eastern coast of Heard Island.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
53° 05' 23.0" S
- 53.090°
Accurate to 20m
Longitude:
73° 44' 30.0" E
73.742°
Accurate to 20m
Altitude:
0 m
Unknown precision
Region:
Not recorded

Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1986
Catalogue id
1908B5
Photographer
Keage, Peter L

Map

Source

Location Method:
Georeferenced Satellite Image
Source Name:
WorldView-2 17/01/ 2010 Satellite Cat ID 2092
Source Identifier:
Satellite image ( Satellite Image Catalogue - Scene Id Satellite Cat ID 2092 not in the Satellite Image Catalogue. )
Source Scale:
1:10000
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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