Name details

Penola, Estrecho

Penola, Estrecho (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Penola, Estrecho  (The name as it would appear on a map)

If this information is incorrect, please e-mail mapping@aad.gov.au

Chile Gazetteer Id 106080

Feature type: Strait (9)

Origin

This name originates from Chile. It is part of the Chile Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Este estrecho fue navegado por la Expedición Belga el 12 de febrero de 1898 al mando del teniente Adrien de Gerlache. Fue denominado por la Expedición Británica de 1934-1937 al mando de John Rymill quien le puso este nombre por el buque expedicionario "Penola". Estrecho de aproximadamente 7 millas de largo con un término medio de 2 millas. Separa las islas Argentine de la costa W de la península Tierra de O'Higgins.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 15' 00.0" S
- 65.25000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 14' 00.0" W
- 64.23333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
Unknown

Display Scales

Note These display scales were chosen for use by Australia, with an emphasis on East Antarctica.
          For example, selecting 'Aus_display_scale_20M' would only return names that would appear on a 1:20 million scale map.

Aus_display_scale_20M: No      Aus_display_scale_10M: No     
Aus_display_scale_5M: No      Aus_display_scale_2M: No     
Aus_display_scale_1M: No      Aus_display_scale_500k: No     
Aus_display_scale_250k: No      Aus_display_scale_100k: No     
Aus_display_scale_50k: No      Aus_display_scale_25k: No     
Aus_display_scale_10k: No      Aus_display_scale_5k: No     
Aus_display_scale_1k: No     


Related information

Biodiversity
View fauna, flora or both within 1.0 degree of this location

Place names
View Chilean or international place names within 1.0 degree of this location.