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Linsley Peninsula: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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