Name details

Petreles Stream

Petreles Stream (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Petreles Stream  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Spain Gazetteer Id 137603

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Origin

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

Narrative

Stream 1150 m from Sealer Hill to the NE. In Byers Peninsula, ì Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. The stream is about 1 ì km long, and has a maximum depth of 40 cm, with a diffuse network ì upstream. Cyanobacterial mats, mosses and green algal felts cover ì the margins and in the flat areas the stream bed. It runs from ì the plateau to the south beaches where it gets to the sea. ì Coordinates given from a GPS (7m accuracy). The name was given ì after the Giant Petrel colony (Petreles means petrels in Spanish) ì nearby the stream. There is no other stream close to other ì petrels colony in the proximities. It has been investigated as a ì case study representative of the streams in the area. Several ì publications have already used the Petreles Stream name as an ì unofficial name.

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Location

Latitude:
62° 39' 55.3" S
- 62.66536°
Accurate to 0m
Longitude:
61° 05' 52.8" W
- 61.09800°
Accurate to 0m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Accurate to 0m

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown The coordinates for this place name were derived from Map id 0 - This map does not exist in the SCAR Map Catalogue. in the SCAR Map Catalogue.
Source Name:
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Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
26-Apr-2013

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