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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12410

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 01' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 09' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.15

Elevation (see definition): 590

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Peak, 590 m, lying nearly 2 mi NE of Rose Peak and 1.5 mi NW of Mount Hopeful in the central part of King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for Henry Rea, Master of the Enderby Brothers' schooner the tender Rose to continue John Biscoe's Antarctic researches. The Antarctic voyage was abandoned after the December 1833 or January 1834.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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