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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13015

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 19' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 23' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.3166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.3833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Peak at the E side of Widmark Ice Piedmont southward of Crookes Peak, on the W coast of Graham Land. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956-57, and mapped from these photos by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959 for Andrew Rugg-Gunn, English ophthalmic surgeon, who in 1934 brought together the relevant data on radiation and protective glasses to improve the design of snow goggles.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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