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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14360

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
011° 57' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 11.95

Elevation (see definition): 630

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): The peak (I,630 m) at the northern end of Sphinx Mountain, in the northern Wohlthat Mountains of Queen Maud Land. Discovered by the German Antarctic Expedition (GerAE) under Ritscher, 1938-39, who named it Sphinxkopf (sphinx head) because of its appearance.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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