This page presents the geographical name data for Murphy 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): Murphy Peak
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 10412
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 59' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 04' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.9833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 164.0666667
Elevation (see definition): 1280
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992
Description (see definition): A prominent, partly ice-covered peak, 1,280 m, standing at the S side of Salmon Glacier, 2.7 mi SW of Haggerty Hill, on the Scott Coast, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1992 after Robert L. Murphy of Holmes and Narver, Inc., manager of the support contractor to the U.S. Antarctic Program, 1976-80 and 1990-92; responsible for integrating operations of the (resulting in shared logistics and engineering capabilities) and for preparation of the McMurdo Station Long-Range Development Plan used to modernize infrastructure, 1980-92.
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