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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10148

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
173° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 173

Elevation (see definition): 3260

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1973

Description (see definition): A peak (3,260 m) in eastern Otway Massif, 5 mi SE of Mount Petlock. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos (1959-63). This name recognizes the activities of Shirley (Mrs. James C.) Anderson of San Diego, CA, widely known as "Antarctica Mom" among U.S. personnel wintering over in Antarctica. In the years following 1961, Mrs. Anderson communicated with thousands of wintering personnel in Antarctica and her efforts contributed greatly to their morale.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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