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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3761

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Snow-covered peninsula between Brahms Inlet and Mendelssohn Inlet on the N side of Beethoven Peninsula, Alexander Island. Photographed from the air by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, and mapped from these photographs by D. Searle of Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1960. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Commander Paul J. Derocher, U.S. Navy (USN), Commanding Officer, Antarctic Development Squadron Six (VXE-6), May 1985 to May 1986.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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