Name details

Neptunes Window

Neptunes Window (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Neptunes Window  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 129334

Feature type: Cove (2e)

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

Narrow gap between two rock pillars, situated close E of Whalers Bay on the SE side of Deception Island, in the South Shetland Islands. So named by Lt. Cdr. D.N. Penfold, RN, following his survey of Deception Island in 1948-49, because weather and ice conditions in the approach to Neptunes Bellows could conveniently be observed from this gap.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 59' 00.0" S
- 62.98333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 33' 00.0" W
- 60.55000°
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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-1952

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