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Spaulding Peninsula: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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