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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11080

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
037° 05' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -37.0833333

Elevation (see definition): 650

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Peak, 650 m, surmounting Annenkov Island off the S coast of South Georgia. First observed in 1775 by a British expedition under Cook. It was surveyed by the South Georgia Survey (SGS) in the period 1951-57, and named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Ola Olstad, Norwegian zoologist, member of the Norwegian expedition under Horntvedt, 1927-28, and chief scientist of the Norwegian expedition under Nils Larsen, 1928-29.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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