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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2562

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 26' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.4333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Peak 2 mi W of D'Ursel Point in the southern part of Brabant Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. First mapped by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE), 1897-99, under Gerlache. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956-57, and mapped from these photos in 1959. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Aulus Cornelius Celsus, Roman who lived in the first century A.D., a great Latin classical medical writer.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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