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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5986

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 59' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.9833333

Elevation (see definition): 240

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Sharp, dark, double-pointed peak, 240 m, near the NW end of Greenwich Island, in the South Shetland Islands. This peak, presumably known to early sealers in the area, was charted by DI personnel on the Discovery II in 1935 and given the descriptive name Black Peak. In order to avoid duplication the name was changed by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1961. Greaves Peak is named for Captain Greaves, Master of the British sealing vessel 1821-22.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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