This page presents the geographical name data for Reeves 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): Reeves Peninsula
Feature Class (see definition): Cape
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 12469
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 24' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
152° 20' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.4
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -152.3333333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970
Description (see definition): A snow-covered peninsula along the N side of Edward VII Peninsula. It extends between the lower ends of the Dalton and Gerry Glaciers into southern Sulzberger Bay. This area was explored from the air and rudely mapped by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE), 1928-30. The peninsula was mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-65. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN), at the suggestion of Admiral R.E. Byrd, for John M. Reeves (of Reeves Brothers, Inc.) who assisted the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) of 1928-30 and 1933-35 with contributions of sheepskin-lined coats, and by the development and donation of windproof material for cold weather clothing.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data