Longing Peninsula

Longing Peninsula (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Longing Peninsula  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 8617
Name ID: 128184

Feature type: Peninsula (8)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A peninsula 9 mi long terminating in Cape Longing, situated at the NE end of Nordenskjold Coast where it separates Larsen Ice Shelf from Prince Gustav Ice Shelf. Discovered and roughly charted by Otto Nordenskjold, leader of SwedAE, 1901-04, who named Cape Longing. Named after the cape by UK-APC following BAS geological work in the area, 1987-88.

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Location

Latitude:
64° 30' 00.0" S
- 64.50000°
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Longitude:
58° 50' 00.0" W
- 58.83333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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