This page presents the geographical name data for Mirnyy 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): Mirnyy Peak
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 10057
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 20' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
072° 34' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.3333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.5666667
Elevation (see definition): 750
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961
Description (see definition): Prominent peak, 750 m, 4 mi NE of Enigma Peak in the N part of Rothschild Island. Presumably first seen from a distance by the Russian expedition of 1821 under Bellingshausen. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41, and roughly mapped. Mapped in detail from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for the sloop Mirnyy, one of the ships of the Bellingshausen expedition.
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