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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 522

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 23' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 51' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.3833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.85

Elevation (see definition): 2360

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

Description (see definition): Group of peaks with a highest point of 2,360 m, standing E of Willett Range and between the Barwick and Balham Valleys, in Victoria Land. So named by the Victoria University's Antarctic Expeditions (VUWAE) (1958-59) because the peaks are cut by talus slopes which gives them the appearance of the "Riders of the Apocalypse."

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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