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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3333

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 14' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 18' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.2333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.3

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): Peak at the E side of Widmark Ice Piedmont, midway between Stair Hill and Rugg Peak on the W coast of Graham Land. Charted by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill, 1934-37. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959 for Sir William Crookes (1832-1919), English chemist and physicist whose pioneer work on the optical properties of tinted glass in 1909-13 led to the design of the first satisfactory snow goggles and the prevention of snow blindness.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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