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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13540

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 41' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
004° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.6833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -4

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A group of mainly ice-free peaks and ridges between Portalen Pass and Nalegga Ridge in the Borg Massil, Queen Maud Land. The feature was photograph air by the German Antarctic Expedition (GerAE) (1938-39) and named for Heinrich Seilkopl, head of the marine aerology section of the Deutsche Seewarte (German Hydrographic Office) in Hamburg. Although rudely mapped by German Antarctic Expedition (GerAE), the Seilkopf Peaks are clearly shown and identified in air photos published by the expedition. The peaks were mapped in detail by the Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition (NBSAE) (1949-52).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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