This page presents the geographical name data for Spaulding 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): Spaulding Peninsula
Feature Class (see definition): Cape
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 14320
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 26' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
116° 00' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.4333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -116
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A low ice-covered peninsula W of Martin Peninsula, extending 7 mi into Getz Ice Shelf between Brennan Inlet and Sweeny Inlet on the Bakutis Coast, Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1959-67. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1977 after PRC Richard L. Spaulding, USN, parachute-rescue team leader, Operation Deep Freeze 1977, during which, over South Pole Station, he made his 1,000th career jump. He made over 110 Antarctic jumps in his nine Deep Freeze seasonal deployments through 1977.
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