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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12228

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 59' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
051° 20' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.9833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 51.3333333

Elevation (see definition): 1275

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

Description (see definition): Highest peak, 1,275 m, in the central Tula Mountains, standing along the N side of Beaver Glacier, 8 mi SE of Mount Storer. The peak has a prominent notch, the eastern aspect being a right-angled triangle with a perpendicular northern face. It was photographed from Mount Riiser-Larsen in February 1958 by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) led by Phillip Law, but was first visited and surveyed in December 1958 by G.A. Knuckey, Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) surveyor. Named by ANCA after Pythagoras, Greek philosopher, whose theorem concerning a right-angled triangle is well known.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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