This page presents the geographical name data for Chuan 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): Chuan Peak
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 17907
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 29' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
168° 21' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.4833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 168.35
Elevation (see definition): 2200
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2000
Description (see definition): A peak, c.2200 m, located 1 mi NE of Barker Peak in the S part of Giggenbach Ridge, Ross Island. At the suggestion of P.R. Kyle, named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2000) after Raymond L. Chuan who, as a scientist with the Brunswick Corporation, Costa Mesa, CA, undertook many airborne surveys of volcanic aerosols from Mount Erebus and also did sampling at the crater rim, 1983-84 and 1986-87; investigator (with Julie Palais) on a project which examined aerosols between Mount Erebus and the South Pole.
Date Created (see definition): 10/31/2000
Date Edited (see definition): No data