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Penca Hill: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Penca Hill 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): Penca Hill

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11540

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 36' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 07' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.6

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.1166667

Elevation (see definition): 200

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Prominent hill rising to about 200 m at the base of Ray Promontory, Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island. The feature is named "Cerro Penca" in a report by P.J. Hernandez P. and V. Azcarate M., 1971, following geological surveys by the Chilean Antarctic Expedition. The name may be descriptive, penca being a fleshy leaf or joint of a plant.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Penca Hill 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 Penca Hill should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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