Name details

Penney Ravine

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 2256

Feature type: Ravine

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

A ravine on Ardery Island, Windmill Islands, about 9 m wide and 73 m long. It is on the northern side of the island just west of the centre line. Discovered in February, 1960, by a biological field party from Wilkes. Named after R.L. Penney, biologist at Wilkes in 1959 and 1960.  

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 22' 07.0" S
- 66.36860°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
110° 27' 02.2" E
110.45060°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
25 m
Accurate to 5m

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
Source Name:
Windmill Islands 1:50000 GIS Dataset
Source Identifier:
Metadata ( Wind50k - Windmill Islands 1:50000 Topographic GIS Dataset )
Source Scale:
1:5000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
Australian Antarctic Division
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
Unknown

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