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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14478

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 14' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.2333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): An ice-free peninsula on the N coast of Nelson Island between Edgell Bay and Fildes Strait, in the South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) following British Antarctic Survey (BAS) geological work, 1975-76, after Michael J. Stansbury, Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) meteorologist at Grytviken, 1958-59, and Base Leader at Admiralty Bay, 1959-60. A later Polish Antarctic Expedition called this feature "Wzgorze Helikoptera" or "Helicopter Hills" in reference to successful helicopter landings in the 1980-81 season.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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