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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6250

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
170° 10' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 170.1666667

Elevation (see definition): 1500

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): Triangular, dome-shaped peninsula, 20 mi long, with 1,500 m cliffs on its E. seaboard side and 300 m on its W side. The peninsula extends from Cape Hallett to Cape Wheatstone and is joined to the mainland by a narrow ridge between Tucker Glacier and Edisto Inlet. So named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1957-58, because Hallett station on Seabee Hook was established at the N end of the peninsula.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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