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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14477

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 11' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 55' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.1833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.9166667

Elevation (see definition): 1265

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A central summit in the Wilckens Peaks, rising to 1,265 m at the head of Fortuna Glacier, South Georgia. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Lieutenant Commander (later Commander) Ian Stanley, Royal Navy (RN), helicopter pilot from His (Her) Majesty's Ship (HMS) Antrim, who carried out a rescue operation in bad weather after two helicopters had crashed on Fortuna Glacier, April 21, 1982.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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