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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2788

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Ice-covered peninsula between Cabinet and Adie Inlets, extending some 30 mi in a SE direction from the E coast of Graham Land. Photographed from the air by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) and charted from the ground by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) during 1947. Named by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) for Rt. Hon. (later Sir) Winston S. Churchill, M.P., British Prime Minister and leader of the War Cabinet which authorized the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1943.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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