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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17488

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 19' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.3166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.3333333

Elevation (see definition): 789

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1999

Description (see definition): A dome shaped mountain rising to 789 m that is snow and ice free on the N slopes and is situated about 0.5 mi WNW of Khufu Peak and 0.6 mi due E of Blodwen Peak. The feature was referred to descriptively as The Snow Dome in scientific reports in the early 1960s, and referred to as Dome by those working in the area. Named for C.J. Pearce, a Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey Meteorologist who spent the first winter season (1961) at Fossil Bluff along with B.J. Taylor and J.P. Smith.

Date Created (see definition): 01/21/1999

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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