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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12909

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 12' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.2

Elevation (see definition): 655

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

Description (see definition): Peak, 655 m, lying nearly 2 mi SW of Rea Peak and 3 mi NE of Ternyck Needle 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 the Enderby Brothers' cutter Rose, tender to the schooner 1833 or January 1834 the Rose was crushed in the pack ice in 6017S, 5326W; her crew was rescued by the Hopeful.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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