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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12008

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
61° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 18' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.3

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Peak standing at the W side of Eldred Glacier on the N coast of King George Island, South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for Captain Potts, Master of the sealing vessel L.P. Simmons from New London, CT, who visited the South Shetland Islands in 1873-74.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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