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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17883

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
169° 03' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 169.05

Elevation (see definition): 1100

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2000

Description (see definition): A peak 2.3 mi SW of Post Office Hill in Kyle Hills, Ross Island. The peak rises to c.1100 m and marks the highest and SW-most point of Warren Ridge. At the suggestion of P.R. Kyle, named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2000) after Raymond R. Dibble, geophysicist, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, who visited Cape Crozier in the 1962-63 season; made seismic and volcanic observations of Mount Erebus during the 1970s, also 1980-86 as a founding member of the International Mount Erebus Seismic Studies (IMESS); after retirement from Victoria University and involvement with NZAP, Dibble joined U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) and dthe NMIMT team (Kyle) in the maintenance and upgrading of the seismic stations run by the Mount Erebus Volcano Observatory, 1993-94, 1994-95, 1995-96, and 1997-98.

Date Created (see definition): 10/27/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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