Name details

Raketa Peninsula

Raketa Peninsula (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Raketa Peninsula  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 2599

Feature type: Peninsula

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

The peninsula lies approximately 13 kms north-east of Thomas Island and about 8.0 kms west of the Remenchus Glacier. It is generally low lying and contains a large number of small hillocks above a plain of about 20 m above sea level. The highest point is about 65m above sea level. The peninsula measures about 4.5 by 1.5 kms. Mapped by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition in 1956.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 00' 33.5" S
- 66.00931°
Accurate to 200m
Longitude:
101° 02' 08.1" E
101.03558°
Accurate to 200m
Altitude:
65 m
Accurate to 10m

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Satellite Image
Source Name:
LIMA
Source Identifier:
Satellite image ( Satellite Image Catalogue - Scene Id E165_RGB_321_1X not in the Satellite Image Catalogue. )
Source Scale:
1:50000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
USGS
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
12-Mar-1992

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