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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13858

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
050° 07' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 50.1166667

Elevation (see definition): 1720

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): Peak, 1,720 m, just E of Mount George in the SW end of the Scott Mountains. Discovered in January 1930 by the British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) under D. Mawson. He named it for Sir George C. Simpson. The position of the feature was fixed by J.C. Armstrong of Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) in 1959.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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