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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 750

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 42' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 17' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.7

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 57.2833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A short, broad, ice-covered peninsula forming the SE end of Edward VIII Plateau and the N side of the entrance to Edward VIII Bay. Cape Gotley marks the extremity of this peninsula. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition in January-February 1937, and named Austnes by them because of its eastward projection.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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