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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2982

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
156° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -156.3333333

Elevation (see definition): 660

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A peak (660 m) near the head of Ross Ice Shelf in the coastal foothills of the Queen Maud Mountains, about 2 mi SE of O'Brien Peak. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-64. The peak was examined by members of New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1969-70, and so named because of the colorful yellow, pink and brown banded strata that mark the feature.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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