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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2510

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 53' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.8833333

Elevation (see definition): 2380

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Prominent ice-covered peak, 2,380 m, standing immediately S of Murphy Glacier and close off the W side of Avery Plateau in Graham Land. It is shaped like a truncated cone with a rounded summit and rises more than 610 m above the surrounding ice. First surveyed in 1946 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), and so named by them because of its resemblance to a ruined medieval castle.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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