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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11829

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 28' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.4666667

Elevation (see definition): 880

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1976

Description (see definition): An E-W line of several peaks ranging in height from 880 m to 1,160 m and formed of white or pink granite. The feature is located at the W end of Stubb Glacier where it forms a part of the glacier's N wall. The name is one of several in this area applied by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) from Herman Melville's Moby Dick, Pippin being the shipkeeper in the Pequod who was cast adrift by Stubb.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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