Name details

Browning Peninsula

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 122996

Feature type: Peninsula (8)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Rocky peninsula, 4 mi long, separating Penney Bay and Eyres Bay at the S end of the Windmill Islands. First mapped from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump and Operation Windmill in 1947 and 1948. Named by the US-ACAN for Cdr. Charles L. Browning, USN, chief staff officer with USN Operation Windmill and later staff officer with Task Force 43, the logistic arm of USN Operation Deep Freeze, 1955-56.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 28' 00.0" S
- 66.46667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
110° 33' 00.0" E
110.55000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1986
Catalogue id
2906A3
Photographer
Moesker, G

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1956

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