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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3022

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 46' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.7666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1976

Description (see definition): A mountainous, ice-covered peninsula, 30 mi long and 10 to 15 mi wide, between Odom Inlet and Hilton Inlet on the E coast of Palmer Land. The peninsula was first observed and photographed from the air in the course of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) "Condor" flight of Dec. 30, 1940 from the East Base with Black, Snow, Perce, Carroll and Dyer aboard. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after the twin-motored Curtiss-Wright "Condor" biplane in which personnel of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41, made numerous photographic flights and flights of discovery over Antarctic Peninsula, George VI Sound, Alexander and Charcot Islands and the Bellingshausen Sea between latitudes 6730S and 7400S. The peninsula was mapped in detail by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1974.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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