George V Land

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Coordinates: 68°30′00″S 148°00′00″E / 68.5000°S 148.0000°E / -68.5000; 148.0000

Location of George V Land (red), Australian Antarctic Territory in Antarctica

George V Land is a segment of Antarctica part of the land claimed as part of the Australian Antarctic Territory, inland from the George V Coast. As with other segments of Antarctica, it is defined by two lines of longitude, 142°02' E and 153°45' E,[1] and by the 60°S parallel.

This region was first explored by members of the Main Base party of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (1911–14) under Douglas Mawson, who named this feature for King George V of the United Kingdom.

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  1. ^ "Antarctica Detail". Geographic Names Information System. USGS. Retrieved 8 February 2017.

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