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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5187

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 10' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1976

Description (see definition): A high ice-covered peninsula between Palmer Inlet and Lamplugh Inlet on the E coast of Palmer Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1974. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Theodore D. Foster, U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) oceanographer on the International Weddell Sea Expedition, 1969. He was party leader on Weddell Sea investigations, 1972-73 and 1974-75.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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