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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3272

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 54' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.9

Elevation (see definition): 2850

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

Description (see definition): A peak, 2,850 m, standing 6 mi S of Mount Weeks in Queen Elizabeth Range. Tentatively named Sentinel Peak by the New Zealand Southern Survey Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) (1956-58), who visited it in 1958. Renamed for Flying Officer W.J. Cranfield who, as one of the pilots operating with the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE), gave considerable assistance to the surveying party in this area.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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