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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1948

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
61° 55' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.9166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Conspicuous peak surmounting the rocky headland between Venus Bay and Emerald Bay, on the N coast of King George Island in the South Shetland Islands. The name North Foreland originally appeared for this feature on a chart by British sealer Captain George Powell in 1822, but this name has since become firmly established for the NE cape of King George Island. The name Brimstone was applied in 1937 by DI personnel on the Discovery II, because of its yellow color.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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