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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15117

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
168° 58' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 168.9666667

Elevation (see definition): 1570

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A tent-shaped peak rising to c. 1,570 m midway between Mount Terror and Cape Crozier in eastern Ross Island. Descriptively named by a party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1958-59, which occupied the peak as an astronomical control station, Jan. 5, 1959, and erected a tent below the peak.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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