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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15213

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
157° 40' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 157.6666667

Elevation (see definition): 980

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): A peak (980 m) 5 mi S of Ringgold Knoll in the NW end of Wilson Hills. Plotted by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump (1946-47) and Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) (1959). Named by ANCA for R.H.J. Thompson, Administrative Officer of the Antarctic Division, Melbourne, second-in-command of several Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) expeditions to the Antarctic.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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