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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16558

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 49' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 48' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.8166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.8

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A peninsula, 5 mi long, terminating in Cape Kater and forming the W limit of Charcot Bay on Davis Coast, Graham Land. Surveyed by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE) in December 1902. Named in 1977 by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Sir Frank Whittle, Air Commodore, RAF, British pioneer of gas turbines for jet propulsion of aircraft from 1937.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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