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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1807

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 51' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
085° 24' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.85

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.4

Elevation (see definition): 1240

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): A peak (1,240 m) standing S of the terminus of Newcomer Glacier and 3 mi NE of Mount Malone, on the E side of Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. First mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Squadron VX-6 on photographic flights of Dec. 14-15, 1959. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for H.C. Bracken, plane captain of the airplane on these flights.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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