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Penney Bay: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Penney Bay in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Penney Bay

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11584

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 26' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
110° 36' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.4333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 110.6

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): 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 U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Richard L. Penney, ornithologist and biologist at Wilkes Station in 1959 and 1960.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Penney Bay in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Penney Bay should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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