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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 117

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 56' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 47' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.9333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.7833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1969

Description (see definition): A peak at the SE end of Intention Nunataks, at the SW margin of Evans Neve. So named by the New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee (NZ-APC) because agate and other semi-precious stones were found here by the Southern Party of New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1966-67.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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