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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 90

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.5

Elevation (see definition): 305

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Peak, 305 m, lying 0.7 mi SSW of Crepin Point at the W side of Admiralty Bay on King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. In 1908-10 the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot applied the name "Le Poing" to a feature in this area. It is not clear, however, which of four summits the name refers to and the name has been rejected. This peak was named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for the Admiralen, the first modern floating factory ship, which first operated in Admiralty Bay in January 1906.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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