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