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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11078

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 05' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.0833333

Elevation (see definition): 1335

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Two close-lying peaks, the higher 1,335 m, standing 4 mi W of Cape Lankester on the N side of Bertoglio Glacier. Mapped by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from tellurometer surveys and Navy air photos, 1959-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Gary D. Olson, a member of the U.S. Army aviation support unit for Topo North and Topo South (1961-62) which conducted the tellurometer surveys.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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