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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7912

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 16' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.2666667

Elevation (see definition): 745

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A peak rising to c. 745 m near the center of the Fossil Bluff massif, E Alexander Island. For many years this was known to British Antarctic Survey (BAS) workers by the unofficial descriptive name "Pyramid," a name already in use. To avoid duplication, in 1987 the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) applied a new name after Khufu, second Pharaoh of the Fourth Dynasty of Egypt, who erected the Great Pyramid of El Giza.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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