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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13789

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 55' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.9166667

Elevation (see definition): 2910

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1995

Description (see definition): A prominent peak, 2,910 m, of Rampart Ridge, located 4 mi ESE of The Spire in the Royal Society Range, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1994 after Gordon H. Shupe, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) cartographic technician; conducted geodetic operations during three austral field seasons, 1990-94; U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) team leader for International Global Positioning System (GPS) Campaign, 1991-92, at McMurdo, Byrd, and South Pole Stations, and the Pine Island Bay area. The team established the first continuous-tracking GPS reference station in Antarctica.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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