This page presents the geographical name data for Anderson 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): Anderson Peninsula
Feature Class (see definition): Cape
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 413
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 48' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 13' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.8
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.2166667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970
Description (see definition): Low ice-covered peninsula, 7 mi long, terminating in Belousov Point. The feature lies between Gillett Ice Shelf and Suvorov Glacier on the coastal margin of the Wilson Hills. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-64. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant (later Captain) Richard E. Anderson, Civil Engineer Corps (CEC), U.S. Navy (USN), base public works officer at McMurdo Sound during Operation Deep Freeze I and II. He wintered over in the McMurdo area during the latter operation, 1957.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data