This page presents the geographical name data for Linsley 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): Linsley Peninsula
Feature Class (see definition): Cape
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 8873
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 03' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
098° 11' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.05
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -98.1833333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972
Description (see definition): A broad, roughly rectangular ice-covered peninsula which protrudes into the S part of Murphy lnlet, northern Thurston Island, dividing the inlet into two arms at the head. The peninsula was first plotted from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Commander Richard G. Linsley, USN, pilot of LC-130 Hercules aircraft who made flights in support of the U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) geological party working at Thurston Island in the 1968-69 season.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data