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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11431

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 57' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 57' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.95

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.95

Elevation (see definition): 740

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): The highest point, 740 m, on Beaufort Island, in the Ross Archipelago. Named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE) (1958-59) for James Paton, a seaman who made at least six voyages to the Ross Sea area. He first served on the Morning, relief ship of the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE) (1901-04), and made the first landing on the island by walking to it against orders, over sea ice from the ship.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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