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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16615

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
054° 15' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 54.25

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Group of peaks in the Napier Mountains standing 5 mi SE of Mount Griffiths. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and called Langnabbane (the long peaks). Visited in 1961 by an Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) sledge party and renamed by ANCA for B.G. Wilkinson, assistant diesel mechanic at Mawson Station in 1961.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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