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