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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13773

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 11' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
071° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.1833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1975

Description (see definition): An ice-covered peninsula lying north of Stravinsky Inlet and extending into Bach Ice Shelf in southern Alexander Island. Mapped by Directorate of Overseas Surveys from satellite imagery supplied by U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration in cooperation with U.S. Geological Survey. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Dmitri Shostakovich, Russian composer.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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