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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14482

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 39' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.65

Elevation (see definition): 2240

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A distinctive peak (2,240 m) which surmounts the S side of the head of Astapenko Glacier in the Bowers Mountains. The peak was used as a reference object by surveyor S. Kirkby, with the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) (Thala Dan), 1962. Named by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) for Captain John Stanwix, helicopter pilot with the expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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