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.
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