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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7187

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 02' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.0333333

Elevation (see definition): 610

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

Description (see definition): Triangular rock peak, 610 m, marking the N side of the entrance to Stonehouse Bay on the E coast of Adelaide Island. Discovered and first roughly surveyed in 1909 by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot. Resurveyed in 1948 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), who named the point marked by this peak for Sergeant Kenneth D. Hunt, mechanic for the expedition's Norseman airplane in 1950. Further survey in 1957-58 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) showed no definable point in the vicinity and the name was transferred to the peak.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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