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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3940

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 12' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.2

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): An ice-covered peninsula, 40 mi long, located S of Hansen Inlet on the Orville Coast of Ellsworth Land. Discovered by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, under Ronne, and named by him after Captain Harry L. Dodson, U.S. Navy (USN), a director of the American Antarctic Society (the organizing body of Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE)), and for his son, Robert H.T. Dodson, assistant geologist, surveyor, and chief dog team driver with Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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