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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10541

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 11' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.1833333

Elevation (see definition): 370

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Sharply-pointed black peak, 370 m, standing at the W side of Brunow Bay on the S coast of Livingston Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The feature was named Barnards Peak on James Weddell's chart published in 1825, but the name Needle Peak given by DI personnel following a 1935 survey has succeeded it in usage. The name Barnard Point (q.v.) has been approved for the nearby point at the SE side of False Bay.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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