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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14644

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
012° 33' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 12.55

Elevation (see definition): 2490

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

Description (see definition): A very prominent black peak (2,490 m) rising abruptly at the SW extremity of Mittlere Petermann Range, in the Wohlthat Mountains of Queen Maud Land. Discovered and given the descriptive name "Grosses Schwarz-Horn" (great black peak) by the German Antarctic Expedition (GerAE) under Ritscher, 1938-39. The peak was remapped by the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition, 1956-60, who used the form Store Svarthorn. The Norwegian spelling has been recommended by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) to agree with associated features in the area having this name.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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