Auckland Islands

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Auckland Islands

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(Placename) a group of six uninhabited islands, south of New Zealand. Area: 611 sq km (234 sq miles)
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5a) and includes polynyas at Hell Gate and Cardigan Strait, Queens Channel and Penny Strait, and Dundas Island.
Fury and Hecla Strait, Lambert Channel, Hell Gate, Cardigan Strait, Committee Bay, and the area near Dundas Island, which is due south of the Grinnell Peninsula).
1) documented by Stirling (1981), Smith and Rigby (1981), and Barber and Massom (2007), including Fury and Hecla Strait, Hell Gate and Cardigan Strait, Dundas Island, Lambert Channel, Committee Bay, and Karluk Brooman.
Discovery of the Dundas Island showings was followed by geochemical sampling, mapping, and a gravity survey.
Geological mapping and gravity were undertaken on Dundas Island.
Seven drill holes (1220 m) were completed on Dundas Island.
206 he describes finding another Dorset site on Dundas Island where willow bedding material had been preserved for over a thousand years simply by being covered by an unusually persistent snowbank