Saturday, 1 June 2013

Auster Rookery

Auster Rookery is an Emperor penguin rookery on sea-ice, sheltered by grounded icebergs, 3 nautical miles (5 km) east of Auster Islands, and about 51 km ENE of Mawson Station in Antarctica.

Discovered in August, 1957, by Flying Officer, D. Johnston RAAF from an
ANARE Auster aircraft, after which it was named.

Latitude: 67° 23' 46.0" S
Longitude: 63° 57' 02.5" E

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