Name details

Dennison Reef

Dennison Reef (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Dennison Reef  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 124268

Feature type: Reef (5)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A reef between Shull Rocks and Pauling Islands, lying E of the S end of the Biscoe Islands in Crystal Sound. Mapped from air photos obtained by the RARE (1947-48) and surveys by FIDS (1958-59). Named by UK-APC for David M. Dennison, British physicist who took x-ray diffraction pictures which were used to interpret the crystal structure of ice.

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Location

Latitude:
66° 29' 00.0" S
- 66.48333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 50' 00.0" W
- 66.83333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1965

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