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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17628

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 34' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 47' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.5666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.7833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1998

Description (see definition): A peak rising to 1700 m at the head of Loftus Glacier in Asgard Range, Victoria Land. Ball Peak stands 0.7 mi SW of Mount McLennan in proximity to Mount Hall and Harris Peak, with which this naming is associated. Named by New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) (1998) after Gary Ball, New Zealand Antarctic Division field guide and instructor in survival training at Scott Base, 1976-77; field guide, northern Victoria Land GANOVEX expedition, 1979-80. Gary Ball died in the Himalayas, 1993.

Date Created (see definition): 12/29/1999

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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