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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11363

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 22' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.3666667

Elevation (see definition): 1645

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Conspicuous peak, 1,645 m, standing 4 mi NE of Mount Priam in the Trojan Range of Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. It is snow covered on the S side, but the N side is formed by sheer rock scarps. Surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1955 and named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Paris, son of Priam, whose abduction of Helen caused the Trojan War in Homer's Iliad.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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