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Obrecht Pyramid: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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