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



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


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