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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13180

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 45' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A buttressed peak of the Royal Society Range between Mounts Rucker and Hooker. A ridge descends eastward from it and forms the watershed between tributaries of the Blue Glacier on the north and Walcott Glacier on the south. So named by the New Zealand Blue Glacier Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) (1956-58) because it forms a salient of the Royal Society Range, where the summit turns SW toward Mounts Rucker and Huggins.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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