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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9271

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
157° 11' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 157.1833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A triangular "flatiron" shaped wall of sheer rock forming the end of the northernmost of the Burnside Ridges. The summit is a sharp point. Photographed by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump in 1947. A first landing from a ship was made on Feb. 20, 1959 by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) (Magga Dan) led by Phillip Law.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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