This page presents the geographical name data for Pawson 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): Pawson Peak
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 11470
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 11' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 28' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.1833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.4666667
Elevation (see definition): 250
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): Solitary peak of irregular conical shape, rising to 250 m WNW of Sphinx Hill, Admiralty Bay, King George Island. Named in 1977 by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Kenneth Pawson, Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) meteorological observer, Port Lockroy, 1947-48; general assistant, Admiralty Bay, 1948-50. The name "Czajkowski Needle" was applied to this feature by the Polish Antarctic Expedition, 1977-78, after Ryszard Czajkowski, a geophysicist with the expedition who climbed the peak.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data