Name details

Jenny Buttress

United States Gazetteer Id 127087

Feature type: Buttress (2f)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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Narrative

A rock buttress 2.5 mi N of Melville Peak, overlooking Destruction Bay on the E side of King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK-APC in 1960 for the sealing vessel Jenny from the Isle of Wight which was found drifting in Drake Passage by the whaler Hope in September 1840. All her crew were dead and the log was entered up to Jan. 17, 1823.

Location

Latitude:
61° 59' 00.0" S
-61.983°
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Longitude:
57° 43' 00.0" W
-57.717°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Region:
Not recorded

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Source

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Remote sensing:
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Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1960

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