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Scullin Monolith: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Scullin Monolith in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Scullin Monolith

Feature Class (see definition): Pillar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13475

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 47' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 42' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.7833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 66.7

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): Crescent-shaped rock fronting the sea 4 mi W of Torlyn Mountain in Mac. Robertson Land. Early in January 1930 the British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) under Mawson made an aerial flight from the ship area. Mawson landed on the rock on Feb. 13, 1931 and named it for James Henry Scullin, Prime Minister of Australia, 1929-31. The rock was charted in January-February 1931 from Norwegian whale catchers exploring along this coast, and named "Mount Klarius Mikkelsen" for Captain Klarius Mikkelsen, master of the whale catcher Torlyn. Mikkelsen Peak is hereby retained as the name of the highest peak of this feature.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Scullin Monolith in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Scullin Monolith should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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