Péndulo, Caleta

Péndulo, Caleta (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Péndulo, Caleta  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 11060
Name ID: 106076

Feature type: Cove (3)

Origin

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

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

En 1829, la Expedición Británica de Foster realizó observaciones magnéticas y pendulares en esta caleta, de donde deriva su nombre. Caleta situada en la costa NE de puerto Foster, entre las puntas Barros y Andressen de la isla Decepción, de las islas Shetland del Sur. La conformación del terreno, es de ceniza volcánica, presenta en algunos sectores elevadas temperaturas; queda libre de hielos en verano.

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Location

Latitude:
62° 56' 00.0" S
- 62.93333°
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Longitude:
60° 35' 00.0" W
- 60.58333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
Unknown

Related information

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