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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 645

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
129° 11' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -129.1833333

Elevation (see definition): 2480

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1974

Description (see definition): A peak (2,480 m) in the SW portion of Mount Flint in the McCuddin Mountains of Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-65. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Bill F. Asher, CECS, U.S. Navy (USN), Senior Chief Construction Electrician at Little America V in 1958. He was Nuclear Power Plant Operator and Instrument Maintenance Supervisor with the nuclear power unit at McMurdo Station, 1969.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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