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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1001

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 23' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
171° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.3833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -171.6666667

Elevation (see definition): 2940

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1949

Description (see definition): A peak (2,940 m) surmounting the E end of a prominent snow-covered rock divide near the head of Liv Glacier, just S of the mouth of LaVergne Glacier. Discovered by R. Admiral Byrd on the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) flight to the South Pole in November 1929, and named by him for J.D. Barnum, publisher of the Syracuse Post-Standard and contributor to the expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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