Lat: 64.6°S, Long: 11.5°E, Diam: 56 km, Depth: 4.01 km, Rükl 73
(IAU Directions) PENTLAND.--A fine conspicuous formation under a low sun, even in a region abounding in such objects. It is about 50 miles in diameter, with a border exceeding in places 10,000 feet in height above the floor, which includes an especially fine central mountain.
- Depth data from Kurt Fisher database
- Westfall, 2000: 4.01 km
- Cherrington, 1969: 3.1 km
- According to LTVT the shadows in LO-IV-094H indicate a maximum depth of 3950 m. The "fine" central peak, mentioned by Elger, rises 790 m. - Jim Mosher
- Joseph Barclay Pentland (1797 - 1873) was an Irish geographer, natural scientist, and traveller. With Woodbine Parish, Pentland surveyed a large part of the Bolivian Andes between 1826 and 1827.
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