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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1776

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 47' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 22' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.7833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.3666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Peninsula, 25 mi long in a N-S direction and 15 mi wide in its N and central portions, lying between Nantucket and Gardner Inlets on the E coast of Palmer Land. The peninsula is ice covered and narrows toward the S, terminating in Cape Adams. Discovered by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, under Ronne, who named it for Isaiah Bowman.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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