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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3307

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 43' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.7166667

Elevation (see definition): 1465

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): An impressive mountain massif with several peaks, the highest 1,465 m, standing at the NE side of Moore Point between Naess and Meiklejohn Glaciers, and 3 mi inland from George VI Sound on the W coast of Palmer Land. First surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1954 after Frances E. Creswick (now Mrs. James I. Moore--see Moore Point), Asst. to the Dir. of the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, 1931-38, who helped to organize the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), 1934-37.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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