This page presents the geographical name data for Cole 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): Cole Peninsula
Feature Class (see definition): Cape
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 2959
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 50' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 00' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.8333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953
Description (see definition): Peninsula, 15 mi long in an E-W direction and 8 mi wide, lying between Cabinet and Mill Inlets on the E coast of Graham Land. It is ice covered except for several rocky spurs which radiate from Mount Hayes. First sighted and photographed from the air in 1940 by members of East Base of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS). During 1947 it was charted by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) and photographed from the air by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) under Ronne. Named by Ronne for Rep. W. Sterling Cole of New York, member of the House Naval Affairs Committee, which assisted in obtaining Congressional support resulting in procurement of a ship for use by the Ronne expedition.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data