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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18003

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 12' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
157° 41' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.2

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 157.6833333

Elevation (see definition): 3320

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

Description (see definition): A peak (3320 m) standing 2.8 mi ENE of Mount McClintock in the central part of Britannia Range. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in association with HMS Britannia (Britannia Range, q.v.) after Dartmouth, A seaport of Devonshire, England, on the W bank of the River Dart estuary. From 1863 until 1905, British naval cadets (including some officers of R.F. Scott's British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE), 1901-04) received Royal Navy officer training in His (Her) Majesty's Ship (HMS) Britannia, then berthed at Dartmouth.

Date Created (see definition): 11/17/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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