Name details

Penal Bay

Penal Bay (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Penal Bay  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 47

Feature type: Bay

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 bay runs to the west of the Edisto Channel and is bounded to the south by Currituck Island, to the west by the Shacleton Ice Shelf and to the north by Dieglman Island. It was charted by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition in 1956

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 02' 26.2" S
- 66.04061°
Accurate to 200m
Longitude:
100° 47' 04.2" E
100.78450°
Accurate to 200m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Satellite Image
Source Name:
LIMA
Source Identifier:
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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