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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12472

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 15' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
050° 29' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.25

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 50.4833333

Elevation (see definition): 1030

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

Description (see definition): Roughly conical peak, 1,030 m, with a steep face to the W near its crest, lying 3 mi S of Amundsen Bay between Mounts Weller and Hollingsworth. Viewed from the N it presents a sharp peak with smooth, clear-cut sides. Sighted in October 1956 by an Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) party and so named because the peak was used as a reference point for magnetic observations at Observation Island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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