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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3137

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
82° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
053° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -82.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): A group of peaks extending over an area of 6 mi, standing 8 mi SW of Dufek Massif in the N part of the Pensacola Mountains. Discovered and photographed on Jan. 13, 1956 in the course of a transcontinental nonstop plane flight by personnel of U.S. Navy Operation Deep Freeze I from McMurdo Sound to Weddell Sea and return. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Captain Douglas L. Cordiner, U.S. Navy (USN), an observer on the P2V-2N Neptune aircraft making this flight. The entire Pensacola Mountains were mapped by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1967 and 1968 from ground surveys and U.S. Navy tricamera aerial photographs taken 1964.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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