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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 169

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

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
055° 13' 00" E

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

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 55.2166667

Elevation (see definition): 1800

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): A series of mainly snow-covered peaks, the highest 1,800 m, extending 9 mi in a NW-SE direction. They rise 4 mi W of Nicholas Range and 30 mi WNW of Edward VIII Bay. Discovered on Jan. 14, 1931 by a Norwegian whaling expedition under O. Borchgrevink, who named them after the farm of Director Svend Foyn Brunn of the Antarctic Whaling Co. at Tonsberg.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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