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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8963

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 12' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
096° 04' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.2

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -96.0666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): An ice-covered peninsula about 22 mi long, projecting between Cadwalader and Morgan Inlets on the NE side of Thurston Island. Discovered in helicopter flights from the USS Bellingshausen Sea Expedition in February 1960. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Charles E. Lofgren, personnel officer with the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE), 1928-30.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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