Data

Location of elephant seal wallows in the Vestfold Hills, 2007

Australian Ocean Data Network
VAN DEN HOFF, JOHN ; van den Hoff, J. ; Australian Antarctic Division ; Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Viewed: [[ro.stat.viewed]] Cited: [[ro.stat.cited]] Accessed: [[ro.stat.accessed]]
ctx_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info%3Aofi%2Ffmt%3Akev%3Amtx%3Adc&rfr_id=info%3Asid%2FANDS&rft_id=info:doidoi:10.26179/5e1d4c0244cd3&rft.title=Location of elephant seal wallows in the Vestfold Hills, 2007&rft.identifier=doi:10.26179/5e1d4c0244cd3&rft.publisher=Australian Antarctic Division&rft.description=Results from a February 2007 survey of the Vestfold Hills coastline and offshore islands for used and disused southern elephant seal wallows. The data here are point locations of the wallows, not the extents or boundaries of the wallows. The table below gives the coordinates (decimal degrees) for the elephant seal wallows found, their unofficial names and the wallow status as used or disused at the time of survey. Data were used in the 2018 Vestfold Hills/Davis Station Helicopter map: Wallow name Latitude Longitude Status Hawker Island -68.637360 77.840040 Used Hawker Island -68.634950 77.841310 Used Hawker Island -68.632180 77.841560 Used Mule Island -68.647860 77.825900 Unused Mule Island -68.646650 77.823920 Unused Zappert Point -68.505100 78.081020 Unused Old Wallow -68.598345 77.937185 Used Davis beach -68.577926 77.967032 Used Heidemann Bay -68.592067 77.945325 Used North of station -68.571916 77.971011 UsedThe locations were collected with hand-held Garmin GPS. The point data do not reflect the boundaries of all wallows, the largest of which are Old Wallow and Davis Beach wallow.&rft.creator=VAN DEN HOFF, JOHN &rft.creator=van den Hoff, J. &rft.creator=Australian Antarctic Division &rft.creator=Australian Antarctic Data Centre &rft.date=2020&rft.coverage=northlimit=-68.39514; southlimit=-68.76824; westlimit=77.86011; eastLimit=78.71704&rft.coverage=northlimit=-68.39514; southlimit=-68.76824; westlimit=77.86011; eastLimit=78.71704&rft_rights=These data are publicly available for download from the provided URL. A copy of the data are also pasted into the description section of this record.&rft_rights=This data set conforms to the CCBY Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=AAS_2265_Elephant_seal_wallows_Vestfold_Hills when using these data.&rft_subject=biota&rft_subject=oceans&rft_subject=SEALS/SEA LIONS/WALRUSES&rft_subject=EARTH SCIENCE&rft_subject=BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION&rft_subject=ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES&rft_subject=MAMMALS&rft_subject=CARNIVORES&rft_subject=MOULT&rft_subject=WALLOW&rft_subject=GPS > Global Positioning System&rft_subject=FIELD INVESTIGATION&rft_subject=AMD&rft_subject=AMD/AU&rft_subject=CEOS&rft_subject=GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR&rft_subject=CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA > VESTFOLD HILLS&rft.type=dataset&rft.language=English Access the data

Licence & Rights:

Other view details
Unknown

This data set conforms to the CCBY Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=AAS_2265_Elephant_seal_wallows_Vestfold_Hills when using these data.

These data are publicly available for download from the provided URL. A copy of the data are also pasted into the description section of this record.

Access:

Other

Full description

Results from a February 2007 survey of the Vestfold Hills coastline and offshore islands for used and disused southern elephant seal wallows. The data here are point locations of the wallows, not the extents or boundaries of the wallows.

The table below gives the coordinates (decimal degrees) for the elephant seal wallows found, their unofficial names and the wallow status as used or disused at the time of survey.

Data were used in the 2018 Vestfold Hills/Davis Station Helicopter map:

Wallow name Latitude Longitude Status
Hawker Island -68.637360 77.840040 Used
Hawker Island -68.634950 77.841310 Used
Hawker Island -68.632180 77.841560 Used
Mule Island -68.647860 77.825900 Unused
Mule Island -68.646650 77.823920 Unused
Zappert Point -68.505100 78.081020 Unused
Old Wallow -68.598345 77.937185 Used
Davis beach -68.577926 77.967032 Used
Heidemann Bay -68.592067 77.945325 Used
North of station -68.571916 77.971011 Used

Lineage

The locations were collected with hand-held Garmin GPS. The point data do not reflect the boundaries of all wallows, the largest of which are Old Wallow and Davis Beach wallow.

Issued: 20200113

Data time period: 2007-02-01 to 2007-02-28

Click to explore relationships graph

78.71704,-68.39514 78.71704,-68.76824 77.86011,-68.76824 77.86011,-68.39514 78.71704,-68.39514

78.288575,-68.58169

text: northlimit=-68.39514; southlimit=-68.76824; westlimit=77.86011; eastLimit=78.71704

Other Information
GET DATA > DIRECT DOWNLOAD

uri : https://data.aad.gov.au/eds/5059/download

Download the dataset.

PROJECT HOME PAGE

uri : https://secure3.aad.gov.au/proms/public/projects/report_project_public.cfm?project_no=2265

Public information for AAS project 2265

VIEW RELATED INFORMATION

uri : https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=AAS_2265_Elephant_seal_wallows_Vestfold_Hills

Citation reference for this metadata record and dataset.

Data Set Citation

uri : https://data.aad.gov.au/metadata/records/AAS_2265_Elephant_seal_wallows_Vestfold_Hills

Elephant_seal_wallows_Vestfold_Hills

Identifiers