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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10178

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
072° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1975

Description (see definition): A large ice-covered peninsula between Bach Ice Shelf and George VI Sound, forming the southernmost part of Alexander Island. The southern side of the feature was first seen and charted by Finn Ronne and Carl Eklund of U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41, who traversed the entire length of George VI Sound. Mapped from trimetrogon air photography taken by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, and from survey by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1948-50. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Italian composer Claudio Monteverdi, 1568-1643.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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