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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16582

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

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 57' 00" W

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

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.95

Elevation (see definition): 1375

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Numerous peaks, the highest 1,375 m, in the form of an arc which extends from the N side of Keilhau Glacier to the N side of Neumayer Glacier in South Georgia. The peaks were roughly located in 1928-29 by Ludwig Kohl-Larsen who gave the name "Wilckenskette" after Otto Wilckens of Bonn University. An English form of the name has been accepted.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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