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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17438

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 36' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 13' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.6

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.2166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1997

Description (see definition): An ice-covered peak rising to 636 m off the NW extremity of Mount Bowles in eastern Livingston Island. Located 1,720 m NW of the highest point of Mount Bowles (834 m), 920 m N by W of Bowles West Peak (678 m), 3,550 m NE of Rezen Knoll, 6,270 m E by N of Aleko Rock and 3,500 m S by E of Gleaner Heights. The feature is cone-shaped, 850 m long in E-W direction and 550 m wide. Overlooking Perunika Glacier to the WSW, with a small tributary glacier draining the area between Hemus Peak and Bowles West Peak. Hemus is an ancient name of the Balkan Mountains, the central mountain range separating northern from southern Bulgaria.

Date Created (see definition): 09/24/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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