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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1202

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 22' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 14' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.3666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -164.2333333

Elevation (see definition): 1620

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): A peak, 1,620 m, surmounting a SE trending spur of the Herbert Range, just SW of Sargent Glacier. The peak was probably observed by Roald Amundsen's south polar party in 1911, and was later roughly mapped by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE), 1928-30. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for G. Grant Bell who studied cosmic rays at McMurdo Station, winter party 1962.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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