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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12042

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1968

Description (see definition): A mainly ice-covered peninsula, 20 mi long and 10 mi wide, between Hansen and Gardner Inlets, on the E coast and at the base of Antarctic Peninsula. First observed from aircraft by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1961-67. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Commander Frederick A. Prehn, Jr., USN, pilot on photographic flights in the Pensacola Mountains and Alexander Island areas on Operation Deep Freeze 1967 and 1968.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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