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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5474

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 48' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.8

Elevation (see definition): 960

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

Description (see definition): A group of three small peaks, the highest 960 m, located 5 mi SE of Mount Leo on the S side of Fleming Glacier, in west-central Antarctic Peninsula. Surveyed from the ground by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in Dec. 1958. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Pierre Garcie, French sailor whose Le grand routier et pilotage (1483) was the first manual of sailing directions to include coastal recognition sketches.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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