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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 334

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
86° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
150° 23' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -150.3833333

Elevation (see definition): 1780

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A peak (1,780 m) located 1 mi ESE of Mount Harkness in the Gothic Mountains, Queen Maud Mountains. The feature was first visited in December 1934 by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) geological party under Quin Blackburn. The descriptive name was suggested by Edmund Stump, leader of a U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) - Arizona State University geological party which studied this peak, 1987-88.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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