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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13308

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 51' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 07' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.85

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 61.1166667

Elevation (see definition): 1100

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): Small rock peak rising to 1,100 m, protruding slightly above the ice sheet 3 mi SW of Pearce Peak and 8 mi E of Baillieu Peak. Discovered and named in February 1931 by the British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) under Mawson. The approximate position of this peak was verified in aerial photographs taken by the U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp on Feb. 26, 1947.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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