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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6131

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
148° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -148

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A snow-covered peninsula about 45 mi long between Sulzberger Ice Shelf and Block Bay in the NW part of Marie Byrd Land. Mitchell Peak, located on the peninsula, was sighted by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) in 1929. This feature was defined and mapped as an island by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) in 1940. It was determined to be a peninsula by U.S. Geological Survey cartographers from air photos taken by the U.S. Navy, 1962-65. Named for Amy Guest, contributor to the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE), 1933-35.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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