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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10579

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
055° 03' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -55.05

Elevation (see definition): 1605

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A peak, 1,605 m, standing at the eastern end of Drury Ridge and Brown Ridge where the two ridges abut Washington Escarpment, in the Neptune Range, Pensacola Mountains. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1956-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Willis H. Nelson, geologist with the Neptune Range field party, 1963-64.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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