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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5043

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 21' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.35

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.6666667

Elevation (see definition): 960

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

Description (see definition): A conspicuous triangular peak (960 m) on the W end of Bristly Peaks. The peak overlooks Forster Ice Piedmont near the W coast of Antarctic Peninsula. Photographed from the air by British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) (Feb. 1937) and Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) (Dec. 1947). Surveyed from the ground by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in Dec. 1958. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Matthew Flinders (1774-1814), English navigator who discovered the cause of deviation in magnetic compasses, and pointed the way to a solution, 1805-14.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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