This page presents the geographical name data for Piggott 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): Piggott Peninsula
Feature Class (see definition): Cape
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 11758
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 43' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 20' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.7166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.3333333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A broad snow-covered peninsula between New Bedford Inlet and Wright Inlet on Lassiter Coast, Palmer Land, bounded to the W by Bryan Glacier and Swann Glacier. The feature was first seen from the air and photographed by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) on Dec. 30, 1940. It was mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1961-67. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1985 after William R. Piggott, British ionospheriscist and Head, Atmospheric Sciences Division, British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1973-79.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data