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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18564

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 55' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
100° 50' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.9166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -100.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003

Description (see definition): An ice-covered peninsula 5 mi W of Hughes Peninsula in NW Thurston Island. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Ensign Robert H. Jones, navigator and second pilot of PBM Mariner aircraft in the Eastern Group of U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump, which obtained aerial photographs of this peninsula and coastal areas adjacent to Thurston Island, 1946-47.

Date Created (see definition): 01/23/2004

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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