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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13960

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 46' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
112° 53' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.7666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -112.8833333

Elevation (see definition): 2600

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A mainly snow-covered peak, over 2,600 m, on the spur that descends NE from Mount Schopf in Ohio Range, Horlick Mountains. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Courtney J. Skinner, geological assistant and camp manager with the Ohio State University expedition to the Horlick Mountains in 1961-62. Skinner visited Antarctica with U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) every summer season from 1961-62 to 1966-67.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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