This page presents the geographical name data for Duff 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): Duff Peak
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 4143
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 47' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 27' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.7833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.45
Elevation (see definition): 1945
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992
Description (see definition): A peak 1 mi ESE of Sentinel Peak, rising to 1,945 m at the head of Hughes Glacier in Kukri Hills, Victoria Land. Named in 1992 by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Roger S. Duff (d. 1978), for 30 years director of the Canterbury Museum, Christchurch, New Zealand. To celebrate the Museum's centenary in 1970, a Hundredth Anniversary Wing was planned which would incorporate a National Antarctic Exhibition, Research and Reference Center. A landmark of Dr. Duff's administration, the Antarctic wing was opened on March 4, 1977.
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