Name details

Benguela Gully

Benguela Gully (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Benguela Gully  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 136969

Feature type: None recorded.

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

Gully running ENE, N of South East Point, Deception Island. Site of largest patch of Colobanthus quitensis (Antarctic pearlwort) in Antarctica, one of only two flowering plants to be found in Antarctica. Named after the Norwegian floating factory whaling vessel, Benguela, which was based at Deception Island 1910-1914 (APC 2010).

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Location

Latitude:
62° 58' 54.0" S
- 62.98167°
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Longitude:
60° 31' 03.0" W
- 60.51750°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
17-Mar-2010

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