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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12872

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 17' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.2833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Peak 1 mi SE of Cape Cockburn in the NE part of Pasteur Peninsula, Brabant Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Shown on an Argentine government chart in 1953, but not named. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956-57, and mapped from these photos in 1959. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Wilhelm K. von Rontgen (1845-1923), German physicist who discovered X-rays in 1895.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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