This page presents the geographical name data for Thatcher 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): Thatcher Peninsula
Feature Class (see definition): Cape
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 15172
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 17' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 32' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.2833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.5333333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A mountainous peninsula in north-central South Georgia terminating to the north in Mai Point, rising between Cumberland West Bay to the west, and Cumberland East Bay and Moraine Fjord to the east; bounded to the southwest and south by Lyell Glacier and Hamberg Glacier. King Edward Cove on the east side of the peninsula is the site of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Grytviken station and the disused whaling station of the same name. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1991, at the suggestion of members of the Royal Geographical Society, after the Rt. Honorable Margaret H. Thatcher, British Prime Minister, 1979-1990.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data