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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11666

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
076° 59' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.9833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A small mountain rising above the ice surface 22 mi NW of Mount Rex, Ellsworth Land. The feature lies within a group of nunataks first sighted and photographed on Nov. 23, 1935 by Lincoln Ellsworth. The area was explored by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) (1947-48) under Finn Ronne, who named the mountain for Harries-Clichy Peterson, physicist with the expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

NOTE: The information regarding Peterson, Mount 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 Peterson, Mount should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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