E-mail this page Print this page
Gambacorta Peak: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
SpanishFrenchSimplified ChineseGermanRussianHindiArabicPortuguese
This page presents the geographical name data for Gambacorta 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): Gambacorta Peak

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5448

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
056° 03' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -56.05

Elevation (see definition): 1840

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A peak, 1,840 m, standing 4 mi E of Mount Kaschak in southern Neptune Range, Pensacola Mountains. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1956-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Captain Francis M. Gambacorta, captain of the USS Wyandot that transported the party which established Ellsworth Station at the outset of the International Geophysical Year. Unloading at the station site on the Filchner Ice Shelf began Jan. 29, 1957.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

- Please bookmark this page (add it to your favorites).
- If you wish to link to this page, you can do so by referring to the URL address below this line.


Copyright © 1995-2012 ITA all rights reserved.

Antarctica names alphabetically
A * B * C * D * E * F * G *H * I * J * K * L * M * N * O * P * Q * R * S * T * U * V * W * X * Y * Z

Global names alphabetically

. . . Feedback