Auster rookery

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67° 23' 46.0" S, 63° 57' 02.5" E

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.

Coordinates: 67°23′46″S 63°57′2.5″E / 67.39611°S 63.950694°E / -67.39611; 63.950694

It was then used for herbs and spices for several million years