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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18048

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 159.5

Elevation (see definition): 1510

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

Description (see definition): A prominent peak (1510 m) in the S part of Nebraska Peaks, Britannia Range. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after John H. Rand, U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL), who drilled ice core at site J-9 (82?22'S, 168?40'W) during the Ross Ice Shelf Project, austral summers 1974-75 and 1976-77.

Date Created (see definition): 11/22/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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