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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13390

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
86° 15' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
144° 50' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86.25

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -144.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A peak along the S side of California Plateau, marking the end of a narrow ridge 3 mi NE of Parker Bluff in the Queen Maud Mountains. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1960-64. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Dennis C. Schmidt, photographer with U.S. Navy (USN) Squadron VX-6 on Operation Deep Freeze 1963, 1964 and 1967.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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