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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11702

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 40' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.6666667

Elevation (see definition): 860

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): A bedrock peak, 860 m, composed of granite and topped with a dolerite sill. The peak is immediately S of Joyce Glacier and is surrounded by glacial ice except on the S side. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Troy L. Pewe, glacial geologist with U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze, 1957-58, who personally explored this peak as well as adjacent portions of Victoria Land.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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