This page presents the geographical name data for Obrecht Pyramid 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): Obrecht Pyramid
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 10973
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 09' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 32' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.15
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.5333333
Elevation (see definition): 600
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A pyramidal peak (c. 600 m) on the N shore of Joerg Peninsula, Bowman Coast. The peak was photographed from the air by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1940, and was surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1946-48. The name "Punta Alberto Obrecht" after Alberto Obrecht, former Director of the Chilean Astronomical Observatory and a member of the Comision Antartica Chilena of 1906, was applied to this feature on a Chilean hydrographic chart of 1947. An amended form of the original name has been approved.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data