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