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