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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5033

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 45' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
088° 50' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.75

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -88.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1968

Description (see definition): A broad ice-covered peninsula which extends into the Bellingshausen Sea between the Abbot and the Venable Ice Shelves. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1961-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Fred C. Fletcher of Boston, a contributor to the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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