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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7580

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.5

Elevation (see definition): 415

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Prominent snow-covered peaks, 415 m, at the S end of Powell Island in the South Orkney Islands. Probably first sighted by Captain George Powell and Captain Nathaniel Palmer, who discovered these islands in December 1821. Charted in 1933 by DI personnel on the Discovery II who named them for D.D. John, member of the zoological staff of the Discovery Committee.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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