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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15215

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 08' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.1333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): Peninsula 3 mi long forming the N side of the entrance to Fournier Bay, on Anvers Island in the Palmer Archipelago. Surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1955-57, and named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for John W. Thompson of Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), general assistant and mountaineer at Arthur Harbor in 1956 and leader at that station in 1957.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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