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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14860

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

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
012° 37' 00" E

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

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 12.6166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A series of five or more peaks on the curving ridge that forms the S end of Mittlere Petermann Range, in the Wohlthat Mountains of Queen Maud Land. Discovered by the German Antarctic Expedition (GerAE) under Ritscher, 1938-39, who gave the descriptive name "Schwarze Horner" (black peaks). The peaks were remapped by the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition, 1956-60, who used the spelling Svarthorna. 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 Svarthorna 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 Svarthorna Peaks should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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