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Anderson Peninsula: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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