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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 416

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
090° 53' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -90.8833333

Elevation (see definition): 2810

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): The highest peak (2,810 m) in the Thiel Mountains, on top of the Ford Massif and directly SE of Walker Ridge. It is snow covered except for bare rock at the top. The name was proposed by Peter Bermel and Arthur Ford, co-leaders of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Thiel Mountains party, 1960-61. The peak was climbed by Ford in 1961. Named for Charles A. Anderson, then chief geologist of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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