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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13397

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 41' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.6833333

Elevation (see definition): 1300

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A peak rising to c. 1,300 m near the head of Rankin Glacier, 6 mi WSW of Mount Geier, Schirmacher Massif, on the Black Coast of Palmer Land. The peak was mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1966-69, and was visited by a joint U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)-British Antarctic Survey (BAS) geological party, 1986-87. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1988 after David L. Schneider, cartographer, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), a member of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) satellite surveying team at Australia's Casey Station, winter party 1974. While assigned to the Law Dome ice-drilling team during March 1974, Schneider assisted in the rescue of three Australian co-workers whose Nodwell snow traverse vehicle had fallen into a deep crevasse.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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