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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1157

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
86° 05' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
158° 58' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86.0833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -158.9666667

Elevation (see definition): 2650

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): A peak, 2,650 m, on the E flank of Amundsen Glacier, standing 2 mi NW of Mount Stubberud on the ridge descending from northern Nilsen Plateau, Queen Maud Mountains. This peak appears to have been first mapped from air and ground photos taken by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE), 1928-30. It was mapped in greater detail by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1960-64. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for A. Beck, a crew member on the the spirit of Amundsen's 1911 commemoration of "Mount A. Beck," a name applied for an unidentifiable mountain in the general area.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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