Name details

Penney Bay

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 130003

Feature type: Bay (3)

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

A large bay extending from Robinson Ridge to Browning Peninsula, at the E side of the Windmill Islands. First mapped from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47. Named by US-ACAN for Richard L. Penney, ornithologist and biologist at Wilkes Station in 1959 and 1960.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 26' 00.0" S
- 66.43333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
110° 36' 00.0" E
110.60000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1998
Catalogue id
3435C6
Photographer
Dixon, Grant

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-1963

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