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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6160

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 22' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
110° 35' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.3666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -110.5833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): A completely ice-covered peninsula about 10 mi long, between Park and Bunner Glaciers in the NE part of Bear Peninsula, Walgreen Coast, Marie Byrd Land. First mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from air photos obtained by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp in January 1947. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Lieutenant P.J. Gurnon, USN, a Hercules aircraft commander in Antarctica during Operation Deep Freeze 1965-67.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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