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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1216

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
124° 07' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -124.1166667

Elevation (see definition): 2450

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

Description (see definition): A peak (2,450 m) that is almost entirely snow covered, situated along the Usas Escarpment, 4 mi E of Mount Aldaz, in Marie Byrd Land. Surveyed by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on the Executive Committee Range Traverse of 1959. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Norman S. Benes, U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) meteorologist at Byrd Station, 1961.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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