This page presents the geographical name data for Boeger 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): Boeger Peak
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 1585
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 49' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
116° 06' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.8166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -116.1
Elevation (see definition): 3070
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1976
Description (see definition): Snow-covered peak (3,070 m) situated 2 mi W of Richmond Peak on the Toney Mountain massif, Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Alvin C. Boeger, Chief Aerographer's Mate, U.S. Navy (USN). As a member of the U.S. Naval Ice Reconnaissance Unit, Boeger made numerous ice reconnaissance flights between New Zealand and Antarctica from Oct. to Dec. 1972 which contributed to ship operations and routing.
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