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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12649

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 55' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
034° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.9166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 34

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A large peninsula forming the western portal to Lutzow-Holm Bay and marking the separation of the Princess Ragnhild and Prince Harald Coasts. Named for Captain Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen who discovered the peninsula in a flight from the Norvegia on Feb. 21, 1931.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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