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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8193

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 07' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 15' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.1166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.25

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): The peninsula between Admiralty Bay and King George Bay, King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The name "Krakow Icefield," after the former capital of Poland, was applied in 1980 by the Polish Antarctic Expedition to the ice that nearly covers this peninsula. The original name was amended soon after so as to apply to the peninsula.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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