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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9634

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 46' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.7666667

Elevation (see definition): 1105

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

Description (see definition): Rock peak, 1,105 m, standing at the S side of Richthofen Pass on the E coast of Graham Land. Probably first seen by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE) under Nordenskjold, 1901-04. The name "Cape McCarroll," for H.G. McCarroll of Detroit, MI, was given to the S side of Nordenskjold's "Richthofen Valley" (now Richthofen Pass) by Sir Hubert Wilkins on his flight of Dec. 20, 1928. The name has been modified and applied to the peak here described in order to maintain the intended relationship between the McCarroll and Richthofen features.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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