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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2864

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 55' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
173° 34' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.9166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 173.5666667

Elevation (see definition): 1245

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A prominent coastal peak (1,245 m) whose eastern side is cleft from summit to base by a huge fissure. The feature rises from the W part of the Separation Range and overlooks the terminus of Hood Glacier. Named by the New Zealand Alpine Club Antarctic Expedition (1959-60) whose four members were landed in the vicinity by aircraft of U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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