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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18882

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 31' 36" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
085° 27' 57" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.5266667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.4658333

Elevation (see definition): 4743

Decision Year (see definition): 11/01/2006

Description (see definition): A high, steep and rocky peak (4743 m) at the E edge of the summit plateau of Vinson Massif, 1.8 mi E of Mount Vinson. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2006) after Peter K. Schoening (1936-2004), member of the 1966-67 American Antarctic Mountaineering Expedition that made the first ascent of Vinson Massif and other high mountains in the Sentinel Range.

Date Created (see definition): 08/07/2007

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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