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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2926

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 24' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 08' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.4

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.1333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): An ice-covered, bulb-shaped peninsula between Lafond Bay and Huon Bay on the N coast of Trinity Peninsula. Discovered by the French Antarctic Expedition, 1837-40, under Captain Jules Dumont d'Urville. Named in 1977 by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Sir Christopher (Sydney) Cockerell, British pioneer of the hovercraft.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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