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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9263

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 50' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Peak standing at the S side of the mouth of Carbutt Glacier, E of Flandres Bay, on the W coast of Graham Land. The peak appears on an Argentine government chart of 1954. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for Richard L. Maddox (1816-1902), English physician and pioneer of photography who invented the gelatin emulsion process of dry-plate photography in 1871, revolutionizing photographic technique.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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