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

Feature Class (see definition): Bench

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18757

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 19' 40" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 11' 30" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.3277778

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.1916667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2005

Description (see definition): A gently inclined, mostly ice-free area c. 1.5 mi sq between Gaisser Valley and LaBelle Valley in Cruzen Range, Victoria Land. The terrace rises to 1250 m; 750 m above Barwick Valley and Lake Vashka, close southward. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2005) after Jeffrey B. Peterson, Physics Department, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA; astrophysics research at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, 14 field seasons 1988-2005.

Date Created (see definition): 01/01/2005

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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