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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11663

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 54' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 62.9

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Largest and most northerly island of the Jocelyn Islands in Holme Bay, Mac. Robertson Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37. Named by ANCA for Captain H.C. Petersen, master of the Thala Dan, 1959-61, and formerly master of the Kista Dan.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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