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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13237

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 59' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.9833333

Elevation (see definition): 635

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Three conical peaks, the highest 635 m, marking the SW end of Pomona Plateau at the W end of Coronation Island, in the South Orkney Islands. The southernmost of these peaks was named Sandefjord Peak after nearby Sandefjord Bay by DI personnel in 1933. The collective name, Sandefjord Peaks, was recommended by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) following a survey of the peaks by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1950.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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