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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6421

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 36' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 47' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.6

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.7833333

Elevation (see definition): 1005

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

Description (see definition): Peak, 1,005 m, surmounting the base of Reclus Peninsula on the W coast of Graham Land. Mapped by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) from photos taken by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956-57. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for Leslie Harris, Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) carpenter and general assistant at the Danco Island station in 1956, who participated in the reconnaissance journeys from that station and from the nearby Portal Point hut.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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