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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13458

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 22' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
117° 58' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.3666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -117.9666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): An ice-covered peninsula, 17 mi long, extending from the coast of Marie Byrd Land into the Getz Ice Shelf toward the W end of Wright Island. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Col. Thomas Scott, USA, who assisted with the early establishment of U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz) finances and liaison during the IGY.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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