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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18287

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
81° 52' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 39' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -81.8666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.65

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003

Description (see definition): A massive peninsula, 5 mi long and 3 mi wide, extending E from Nash Range into Ross Ice Shelf. The peninsula rises to over 800 m and is ice covered except for fringing spurs, as at Cape May, the NE extremity. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Stanley S. Jacobs, oceanographer, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, who made physical/chemical observations in the Southern Ocean including the Ross Sea area, 1963-2000.

Date Created (see definition): 01/29/2003

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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