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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11591

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 51' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.85

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Small island in Sherratt Bay lying close off the S coast of King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Charted in 1937 by DI personnel on the Discovery II, and named for the Penola, the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) ship which assisted the Discovery II in the search for a survey party stranded on King George Island in January 1937.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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