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Pawson Peak: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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

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

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