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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10082

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
147° 22' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -147.3666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): A solitary peak 13 mi W of Birchall Peaks on the S side of Guest Peninsula in Marie Byrd Land. It was sighted by R. Admiral Byrd, Dec. 5, 1929, while on an airplane flight over this coast. Named by Byrd for Hugh C. Mitchell, mathematician of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, a member of the National Geographic Society committee of experts which determined that Byrd reached both the North and South Poles by airplane in 1926 and 1929, respectively.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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