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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8892

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 53' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
084° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.8833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.75

Elevation (see definition): 2200

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): A peak (2,200 m) near the S end of the Sentinel Range of the Ellsworth Mountains, rising at the E side of Nimitz Glacier, 1 mi SE of Wilson Peak. First mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1957-59. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Alton R. Lishness, radio operator on a U.S. Navy (USN) R4D exploratory flight to this area on Jan. 28, 1958.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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