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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1520

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 12' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 43' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.2

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.7166667

Elevation (see definition): 640

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Three peaks, the highest 640 m, on the N-S ridge between Gulbrandsen Lake and Olsen Valley on the N coast of South Georgia. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) following British Antarctic Survey (BAS) biological work in the area after the rare fern Blechnum penna-marina, whose occurrence in South Georgia is known only from the N and E slopes of these peaks and from adjacent Olsen Valley.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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