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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2673

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
025° 37' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -25.6166667

Elevation (see definition): 1080

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Pyramid-shaped peak rising to 1,080 m in the NW part of the Herbert Mountains, Shackleton Range, q.v. In association with the names of glacial geologists grouped in this area, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971 after Jean de (Hans von) Charpentier (1786-1855), Swiss engineer and mineralogist, who in 1835 gave additional proof on the former extension of glaciers.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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