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