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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11612

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 50' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.8333333

Elevation (see definition): 1915

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A peak (1,915 m) along the N side of Airy Glacier, 3 mi SE of Mount Timosthenes, in central Antarctic Peninsula. Photographed from the air by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) Nov. 27, 1947. Surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in Dec. 1958. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Petrus Peregrinus de Maricourt, of Luceria, author of Epistola de magnete (1269), the first scientific treatise on the magnet.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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