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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17337

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 21' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
056° 55' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.35

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -56.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1996

Description (see definition): Ice-free peninsula, 65. km long, forming the NE extremity of Snow Hill Island. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1995 after Leonard Frank Spath (1882-1957), eminent UK paleontologist and author of a classic paper on ammonites from the James Ross Island area, Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) Scientific Report No. 3.

Date Created (see definition): 09/22/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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