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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11413

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 24' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.4

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Broad peninsula 5 mi long in a N-S direction and ranging from 5 to 8 mi wide between Guyou Bay and Bouquet Bay, forming the N end of Brabant Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Mapped by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1903-05, and named by Charcot in honor of Louis Pasteur, famous French chemist.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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