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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2176

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 19' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 52' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.3166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.8666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Peak rising W of Duthoit Point in the E part of Nelson Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1961 for Captain Burney, Master of the British sealing vessel Nelson, probably from London, who visited the South Shetland Islands in 1820-23.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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