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