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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 551

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 28' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.4666667

Elevation (see definition): 1410

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): A somewhat isolated ice-covered peak, 1,410 m, standing 8 mi WSW of the head of Howkins Inlet, on the E coast of Palmer Land. Discovered and photographed from the air in December 1940 by members of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS). During 1947 the peak was photographed from the air by members of the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), under Ronne, who in conjunction with the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) charted it from the ground. Named by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) for Henryk Arctowski.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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