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Tropical Cyclone: Largest Eye

Record Value 90 km (56 mi)
Date of Event 21/2/1979
Length of Record 1956-present
Geospatial Location Cyclone Kerry [17°30'S, 154°06'W]
Instrumentation Determined from aircraft reconnaissance

Reference

Sheets and Holland 1981; Fitzpatrick, P.J., 1999: Natural Disasters: Hurricanes, ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara CA

Discussion

Determined from aircraft reconnaissance

Additional Images

Cyclone Kerry [17.5°S, 154.1°W]
Closeup Satellite Image of Cyclone Kerry
Cyclone Kerry [17.5°S, 154.1°W]
Closeup Satellite Image of Cyclone Kerry
Cyclone Kerry [17.5°S, 154.1°W]

Closeup and Regional Satellite Images of Cyclone Kerry location

Cyclone Kerry [17.5°S, 154.1°W]

Closeup and Regional Satellite Images of Cyclone Kerry location