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Murphy Peak: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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