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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10439

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 22' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.3666667

Elevation (see definition): 500

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): Two rocky peaks rising to 500 m NW of Mount Grieg on Derocher Peninsula, Alexander Island. A number of peaks in this vicinity first appear on maps by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48. These peaks, apparently included within that group, were mapped from Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) air photos by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Modeste Mussorgsky (1839-81), Russian composer.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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