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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5401

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
61° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
055° 28' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -55.4666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1993

Description (see definition): The E part of Gibbs Island, E of The Spit, in the South Shetland Islands. The name Narrow Island was used by Captain George Powell, 1822, with reference to the entire island; in subsequent use the reference was occasionally limited to this peninsula. Named in 1980 by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Commander John R. (Chris) Furse, Royal Navy (RN), leader of JSEEIG, 1976-77.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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