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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1269

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 47' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.7833333

Elevation (see definition): 1870

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A prominent peak (1,870 m) standing 3 mi S of El Pulgar in northern Morozumi Range. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Thomas E. Berg, geologist who wintered at McMurdo Sound in 1961, and spent three succeeding summer seasons making patterned ground studies in the area. Berg perished in the crash of a U.S. Navy helicopter near Mount McLennan, Nov. 19, 1969.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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