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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10693

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 19' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 28' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.3166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.4666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1976

Description (see definition): An ice free peak standing at the W side of Victoria Upper Lake, 1 mi SE of Sponsors Peak, in Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Gregory W. Nickell, manager of the Eklund Biological Center, and of the Thiel Earth Sciences Laboratory at McMurdo Station. He died accidentally on May 15, 1974, when a truck he was driving left the road between McMurdo Station and Scott Base.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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